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  • The End of the Warby Roman Bose

    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...

  • From Third World to First: The Singapore Story 1965-2000 by Lee Kuan Yew

    Marshall Cavendish 2012; US$ 30.99

    Few gave tiny Singapore much chance of survival when independence was thrust upon it in 1965. Today the former British trading post is a thriving Asian metropolis with one of the world?s highest per capita income. The story of that transformation is told here by Singapore?s charismatic, controversial founding father Lee Kuan Yew. From Third World To... more...

  • Goh Keng Sweeby Emrys Chew; Chong Guan Kwa

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2012; US$ 72.00

    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...

  • Historical Dictionary of Singaporeby Justin Corfield

    Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 87.99

    The Historical Dictionary of Singapore relates this history of this country through a chronology, an introductory essay, an expansive bibliography, and over 500 cross-referenced dictionary entries on significant persons, events, places, organizations, and other aspects of Singapore history from the earliest times to the present. more...

  • Lee Kuan Yewby Alex Josey

    Marshall Cavendish 2012; US$ 22.99

    This facsimile edition of Alex Josey’s Lee Kuan Yew: The Crucial Years (1968) contains practically everything that Singapore’s first prime minister had said politically since his student days at Cambridge right up to his speeches at the 1971 Commonwealth Prime Minister’s Conference held in Singapore. More than a political biography of... more...

  • Managing Global Risks in the Urban Ageby Dr Yee-Kuang Heng; Assoc Prof Emilian Kavalski

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    The first full-length exposition of what it terms a global city-global risks nexus, this volume crosses disciplinary boundaries to draw upon research from Security Studies; Geography; Sociology; and Urban Studies. Innovative in its approach integrating theories about Global Cities with those positing a Global Risk Society, Yee-Kuang Heng positions... more...

  • Muslims in Singaporeby Kamaludeen Mohamed Nasir; Alexius A. Pereira; Bryan S. Turner

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    This book examines Muslims in Singapore, analysing their habits, practices and dispositions towards everyday life, and also their role within the broader framework of the secularist Singapore state and the cultural dominance of its Chinese elite, who are predominantly Buddhist and Christian. Singapore has a highly unusual approach to issues of religious... more...

  • Orientalism Revisitedby Ian Richard Netton

    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...

  • Realism and Interdependence in Singapore's Foreign Policyby Narayanan Ganesan

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    Singapore?s existence and success derive in part from its achievements in the domestic political arena and in part from the skilful management of a well-defined foreign policy with clearly identifiable goals and issues. A visible core of realist self-reliance is layered with the demands of a competitive trading state that requires a liberal international... more...

  • Reassessing Orientalismby Michael Kemper; Artemy M. Kalinovsky

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Orientalism as a concept was first applied to Western colonial views of the East. Subsequently, different types of orientalism were discovered but the premise was that these took their lead from Western-style orientalism, applying it in different circumstances. This book, on the other hand, argues that the diffusion of interpretations and techniques... more...