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- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2010; US$ 40.00
This book illustrates the relationship between one group of Singaporean Chinese and their ancestral village in Fujian, China. It explores the reasons why the Singaporean Chinese continue to maintain ties with their ancestral village and how they reproduce Chinese culture through ancestor worship and religion in the ancestral village. more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2012; US$ 77.00 US$ 70.07
Dr. Goh Keng Swee's extensive career as a public servant was dynamic as well as distinguished, in many ways decisively instrumental in the making of the Republic of Singapore. This distinctive collection of essays attempts an assessment of the long-term influence and significance of Dr. Goh's major contributions. Envisaged as a companion volume... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 59.95
The Malay population makes up Singapore's three largest ethnic groups. This book presents holistic and extensive analysis of the 'Malay Muslim story' in Singapore. Comprehensively and convincingly argued, the author examines their challenging circumstances in the fields of politics, education, social mobility, economy, leadership, and freedom of religious... more...
- Marshall Cavendish 2012; US$ 15.19
Japan invades and captures the British colony of Singapore in 1942. All Europeans on the island are being interned. Edward Schirmer, the authors grandfather, faces a dilemma he is German but born as a British subject. In a strange stroke of fortune, he finds himself friends with General Tomoyuki Yamashita, the famed Tiger of Malaya.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95
The publication of Edward Said?s Orientalism in 1978 marks the inception of orientalism as a discourse. Since then, Orientalism has remained highly polemical and has become a widely employed epistemological tool. Three decades on, this volume sets out to survey, analyse and revisit the state of the Orientalist debate, both past and present. The... more...
- Andrews UK 2013; US$ 4.49
This fantastic book, filled with amazing facts and photographs, describes what life was like for ancient Egyptians. It gives an in-depth account of all aspects of life and people of the time - including sections about the pharaohs, mummies, the pyramids, hieroglyphics and much more!The 'All About' series is an educational collection of books... more...
- Marshall Cavendish 2010; US$ 10.99
The End of the War commemorates the end of the Second World War in Singapore and Malaya against the backdrop of the Japanese surrender on 12 September 1945. This fascinating book unveils much of the mystery shrouding some of the lesser-known but crucial facts and events leading up to the final days of the Japanese Occupation and the end of the war... more...
- Marshall Cavendish 2012; US$ 22.99
This facsimile edition of Alex Joseys Lee Kuan Yew: The Crucial Years (1968) contains practically everything that Singapores first prime minister had said politically since his student days at Cambridge right up to his speeches at the 1971 Commonwealth Prime Ministers Conference held in Singapore. More than a political biography of... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 1993; US$ 38.00 US$ 34.58
In Mr Rajaratnam's words Lee Khoon Choy ”possesses in great measure the qualities necessary to make a good ambassador”. With the skill of an experienced journalist, Lee Khoon Choy has recorded his impressions and observations in these memoirs of an ambassador. more...
- Editions Didier Millet 2013; US$ 9.99
Lee Kuan Yew played the pivotal role in Singapore?s transition from British Crown Colony to independent developing nation, and on to the economically powerful and diplomatically influential city-state it is today. Throughout this surprising and at times painful journey, he has proved a charismatic and occasionally controversial leader. Lee is... more...