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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
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...
- Marshall Cavendish 2014; US$ 0.00
Hands: Gift of a Generation is a book born from the multi-sensory exhibition of the same name by the Singapore Memory project (SMP) held between August and October 2013 at the National Library in Singapore. Comprising 45 individual profiles, each accompanied by a striking photograph, this book is a valuable collection of stories that reflects the transformation... more...
- Marshall Cavendish 2014; US$ 12.99
Singapore is a cosmopolitan city with towering skyscrapers and state-of-the-art building technology. Nestled within its modern built environment are vestiges of its British colonial past and its cultural history. From its spanking new waterfront to its quaint shophouses and from its temples to its mosques and churches, Singapore is as multifarious... 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...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2013; US$ 111.00
Professor Tommy Koh is Singapore's Ambassador-at-Large at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Rector of Tembusu College, Special Adviser of the Institute of Policy Studies, and Chairman of the Centre for International Law, National University of Singapore. In his distinguished career, Prof Koh has served as Singapore's Permanent Representative... more...
- DK Publishing 2013; US$ 14.00
DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Singapore will lead you straight to the very best on offer. Whether you're looking for the things not to miss at the Top 10 sights, or want to find the best nightspots; this guide is the perfectcompanion. Rely on dozens of Top 10 lists - from the Top 10 museums to the Top 10 events and festivals - there's even... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
The history of western notions about Islam is of obvious scholarly as well as popular interest today. This book investigates Christian images of the Muslim Middle East, focusing on the period from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment, when the nature of divine as well as human power was under particularly intense debate in the West. Ivan Kalmar... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00
Edward Said continues to fascinate and stir controversy, nowhere more than with his classic work Orientalism . Debating Orientalism brings a rare mix of perspectives to an ongoing polemic. Contributors from a range of disciplines take stock of the book's impact and appraise its significance in contemporary cultural politics and philosophy.... more...
- Marshall Cavendish 2013; US$ 28.99
Place names tell us much about a country - its history, its landscape, its people, its aspirations, its self-image. The study of place names, toponymics, unlocks the myriad interlocking stories that are encoded in every street and landmark. In Singapore, the coexistence of various races, cultures and languages, as well as its history of... more...