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  • 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...

  • Top 10 Singaporeby Jennifer Eveland

    DK Publishing 2015; US$ 14.00

    DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Singapore will lead you straight to the very best Singapore has to offer. Whether you're looking for things not to miss at the Top 10 sights or want to find the top place to eat, this guide is the perfect companion, taking the best of the printed guidebook and adding new eBook-only features. Rely on dozens of... 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...

  • Singapore Mutinyby Edwin A. Brown; Mary Brown

    Monsoon Books Pte. Ltd. 2015; US$ 5.99

    ?Chinese New Year 1915 will long be remembered in the Straits Settlements,? write Edwin and Mary Brown in their extraordinary account of the 1915 Singapore Mutiny. ?We left for home, had a tiffin, and went to our rooms for a lie-off, having arranged to go for a good walk when the heat of the day was over. We had our tea, and at 5 pm got into the... more...

  • Singapore Travel Map Thirteenth Editionby Periplus Editions

    Tuttle Publishing 2014; US$ 8.95

    The Singapore Travel Map from Periplus is designed as a convenient, easy-to-use tool for travelers. Created using durable coated paper, this map is made to open and fold multiple times, whether it's the entire map that you want to view or one panel at a time. Following highways and byways, this map will show you how to maneuver your way to banks,... more...

  • Raffles and Hastingsby John Bastin

    Marshall Cavendish 2014; US$ 28.00

    The founding of Singapore has typically been attributed to the strategic genius of one man, Stamford Raffles. Frequently overlooked is the part played by his superior in the East India Company, the Marquess of Hastings. It was Hastings who, as Governor-General of India, made the fateful decision to establish a British trading post at the southern entrance... more...

  • "Roll Out the Champagne, Singapore!"by Catherine Lim

    Marshall Cavendish 2014; US$ 15.99

    30 stories about ordinary Singaporeans at their best and worst, their joys and griefs and angers, their dreams fulfilled or lost. They are tales about the awesome human condition and the even more awesome human spirit, interweaved with the author’s vignettes of her nearly 50 years in Singapore, such as how she came from Malaysia to live in Singapore... more...

  • Freya Starkby Caroline Moorehead

    Allison & Busby 2014; US$ 7.99

    Born in Paris 1893, a precocious and tough Freya Stark spent her childhood wondering across Europe, speaking three languages by the time she was five. She became one of the twentieth-century’s most remarkable and inspirational women. Renowned for her flamboyant and unorthodox behaviour, Freya was also self-disciplined, courageous and remained... more...

  • The Accidental Diplomatby Maurice Baker; Edmund Baker

    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...

  • Viewing the Islamic Orientby Pallavi Pandit Laisram

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    The Islamic Orient  studies the travel accounts of four British travelers during the nineteenth century. Through a critical analysis of these works, the author examines and questions Edward Said?s concept of "Orientalism" and "Orientalist" discourse: his argument that the orientalist view had such a strong influence on westerners that they invariably... more...