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How did Singapore go "from mudflat to metropolis"? These titles here shed light on the Lion City's social, political and economic growth throughout its history, including the arrival of Raffles and the subsequent colonial era; the violent clash of World War Two; and the quest to build an independent republic and national identity.
  • Winning with Honour

    Winning with Honour

    S$28.00

    Description About the Authors Following the success of their first book "The Leader, The Teacher, & You", which won the Singapore Literatur...

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  • Our Lives to Live

    Our Lives to Live

    S$24.00

    Description About the Editors Our Lives to Live: Putting a Woman's Face to Change in Singapore explores and documents how women's roles, choice...

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  • Serving Singapore

    S$36.00

    Description This book by a pioneer generation civil servant is a fascinating and an engaging account of Singapore's spectacular development fro...

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  • The Asian Modern

    The Asian Modern

    S$38.00

    Description About the Author How does one comprehend the phenomenon of the modernization of an Asian society in a globalized East Asian context...

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  • Tan Lark Sye

    Tan Lark Sye

    S$28.00

    Description This book is a record of Mr Tan Lark Sye's remarkable contribution to the founding of Nanyang University. Hailing from Jimei, Fujia...

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  • Tan Siak Kew

    Tan Siak Kew

    S$16.00

    Description About the Author With Foreword by S R Nathan. “A scholar by inclination, a businessman by necessity, a diplomat by duty” those wer...

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  • S R Nathan

    S R Nathan

    S$37.29

    Description Few people have watched the development of today's Singapore as closely as President S.R. Nathan, who celebrated his 90th birthday ...

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  • Between the Lines - Localbooks.sg

    Between the Lines

    S$35.00

    Description Winner of the 2019 Singapore Book Awards Best Illustrated Non-Fiction Title Between the Lines: Early Advertising in Singapore welco...

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  • Island Life

    Island Life

    S$65.00

    Description Shortlisted for Singapore Book Awards 2018, Best Illustrated Non-Fiction Title Nine nautical miles off the east coast of peninsular...

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  • Reflections

    Reflections

    S$25.00

    Description Reflections: The Legacy of Lee Kuan Yew is a collection of essays reflecting on Singapore's first Prime Minister, Lee Kuan Yew's im...

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  • Singapore and UNICEF

    Singapore and UNICEF

    S$24.00

    Description About the Editors Singapore's well-documented economic progress since independence owes a big debt to the initial investment that t...

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