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History

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.
  • GE2020: Fair or Foul?

    S$28.90

    Description About the Author Interview Look inside the book Get the E-book on Amazon, Google Play or Kobo    Listen to the audiobook Singapore’...

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  • Singapore A Biography

    S$37.95

    Description Brimming with verve and dramatic incident, this title offers insights into the life story of this Singapore island city-state throu...

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  • China Reconnects

    S$28.00

    Description About the Author The book shows how the Chinese are now confident of their capacity to learn all they need from the developed world...

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  • Singapore 2065

    S$36.00

    Description About the Editor As Singapore enters its 50th year of independence, it is a time for introspection to look back at the successes an...

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  • Rickshaw Coolie

    Rickshaw Coolie

    S$38.00

    Description About the Author Between 1880 and 1930 colonial Singapore attracted tens of thousands of Chinese immigrant laborers, brought to ser...

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  • Nature's Colony - Localbooks.sg

    Nature's Colony

    S$34.00

    Description Praise About the Author Established in 1859, Singapore’s Botanic Gardens has been important as a park for Singaporeans and visitors...

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  • Written Country - Localbooks.sg

    Written Country

    S$23.37

    Description About the Editor Written Country intriguingly reconstructs the history of modern Singapore through fifty defining moments from the ...

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  • The Prosecutor
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    The Prosecutor

    S$23.00

    Description About the Author Glenn Knight was Singapore's first Director of Commercial Affairs and Deputy Public Prosecutor until his illustrio...

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  • My Singapore - Localbooks.sg

    My Singapore

    S$23.32

    Description About the Author Cartoonist Morgan Chua delves into the brief but rich history of Singapore the city state. Backed by years of astu...

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  • Rhetorical Territories

    Rhetorical Territories

    S$23.35

    Description About the Author From communal villages to high-rise flats, how has the “kampung spirit” of old survived the transition? For those ...

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