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- Kuperard 2010; US$ 9.95
Culture Smart! provides essential information on attitudes, beliefs and behavior in different countries, ensuring that you arrive at your destination aware of basic manners, common courtesies, and sensitive issues. These concise guides tell you what to expect, how to behave, and how to establish a rapport with your hosts. This inside knowledge will... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 145.00
This volume explores various new forms, objects and modes of circulation that sustain this renovated form of Orientalism in South Asian culture. The contributors identify and engage with pressing recent debates about postcolonial South Asian identity politics, discussing a range of different texts and films such as The White Tiger , Bride & Prejudice... more...
- 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$ 125.00
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$ 150.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 51.95
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$ 6.99
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...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 1993; US$ 61.00
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...
- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 90.00
Focuses on the cultural, philosophical, political, and scholarly uses of "orientalism" in the German-speaking and Central and Eastern European worlds from the late eighteenth century to the present day. more...