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  • The History of Singaporeby Jean Abshire

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 50.00

    This book overviews Singapore's fascinating history from the precolonial era to the present, examining this wealthy island nation from economic, political, cultural, and social perspectives. more...

  • Crossroadsby Jim Baker

    Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2008; US$ 17.99

    In this fully updated, second edition of Crossroads, Jim Baker adds two new chapters that bring Malaysia and Singapore into the middle of the first decade of the 21st century. The original text (which traces the complex currents of history and politics of Malaysia and Singapore'neighbours with a common past) is also revised to re-evaluate events... more...

  • Belated Travelersby Ali Behdad; Stanley Fish; Fredric Jameson

    Duke University Press 1994; US$ 74.95

    In Belated Travelers , Ali Behdad offers a compelling cultural critique of nineteenth-century travel writing and its dynamic function in European colonialism. Arriving too late to the Orient, at a time when tourism and colonialism had already turned the exotic into the familiar, late nineteenth-century European travelers to the Middle East experienced... more...

  • Beyond Descriptionby Ryan Bishop; John Phillips; Wei-Wei Yeo

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 103.95

    Treated from a range of disciplinary perspectives, this book addresses and challenges issues of space, historicity, architecture and textuality by focusing on Singapore's singular position in the region and as a global city. more...

  • Did Singapore Have to Fall?by Kevin Blackburn; Karl Hack

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 49.95

    This book provides a sophisticated summary of up-to-date knowledge on the Fall of Singapore, including the critical tensions between Churchill and local commanders. more...

  • Exciting Singaporeby David Blocksidge; Ingo Jezierski

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 16.95

    Through stunning photographs and engagingly informative text, this book presents a fascinating picture of contemporary Singapore's diversity the Asian culture beneath the western-looking exterior, the polar bear bred in a tropical climate, the strongly nationalistic people who are nevertheless proud of their ethnic origins and traditions and the anomaly... more...

  • The Tiger and the Trojan Horseby Dennis Bloodworth

    Marshall Cavendish 2010; US$ 16.99

    "Some mug had to do it," said Lee Kuan Yew, explaining what appeared to be an act of pure folly—the decision of a politically puny group of young nationalists to take on the powerful communist movement in a crucial struggle for the strategic gateway to the East—Singapore. In the first phrase, the antagonists became partners, for... more...

  • 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...

  • Walking Tour Singaporeby Gregory Byrne Bracken

    Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2010; US$ 12.80

    Interesting walks through Singapore’s built and natural environment more...

  • CultureShock! Singaporeby Marion Bravo-Bhasin

    Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2008; US$ 11.17

    CultureShock! Singapore takes you inside the tiny island nation at the tip of the Malaysian archipelago and pulls back the veneer on a country that is both Asian and Western at the same time. Discover how this multi-racial society manages to work like clockwork despite its disparate backgrounds, and find out how to deal with the people’s kiasu... more...