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- 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...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 62.00
“For the life of a diplomat is often a variation of routine boredom and exhilarating crises.”. Maurice Baker is an academic and one of Singapore's pioneer diplomats. Growing up in colonial–governed Malaya and Singapore, his profound love for great literature works inspired him to obtain an honors in English from King's... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 103.95
This book addresses issues of space, historicity, architecture and textuality by focusing on Singapore's singular position in the region and as a global city. The articles consider how various experiences of Singapore, both from within and from outside, help to complicate existing assumptions about global urbanism, postcolonialism, and architectural... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95
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. A focus on the role of Churchill, and on his understanding of the guns and Singapore's fortifications, makes the Fortress central to understanding why and how Singapore fell as it did.... more...
- 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...
- 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 follythe 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 EastSingapore. In the first phrase, the antagonists became partners, for... 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...