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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.
  • Inequality in Singapore

    Inequality in Singapore

    S$24.00

    Description About the Editor Income inequality has become a global phenomenon. Rapid technological advancement and an expanding global workforc...

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    S$24.00
  • 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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    S$28.00
  • 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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    S$25.00
  • S Rajaratnam on Singapore

    S Rajaratnam on Singapore

    S$41.00

    Description About the Author This book, a compilation of key speeches and articles by the late Mr S Rajaratnam, is a tribute to one of the foun...

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    S$41.00
  • Singapore and UNICEF
    Singapore and UNICEF

    Singapore and UNICEF

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    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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  • Pirates in Paradise

    Pirates in Paradise

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    Description Southeast Asia contains some of the world's busiest shipping waters, particularly the Indonesian archipelago, the Straits of Malacc...

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    Gedung Kuning

    S$24.90

    Description About the Author Gedung Kuning or the Yellow Mansion was home to the family of Haji Yusoff 'Tali Pinggang' from 1912 to 1999. It wa...

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  • Tan Kah-Kee

    Tan Kah-Kee

    S$38.00

    Description For a Chinese immigrant in South-East Asia to make good is not unique, but what is unique in Tan Kah-kee’s case is his enormous con...

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    S$38.00
  • 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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    S$28.00
  • 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$16.00
  • Our Lives to Live

    Our Lives to Live

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    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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  • MAJULAH!

    MAJULAH!

    S$37.00

    Description The Malay/Muslim community, comprising approximately 13% of Singapore's population, is an integral part of modern Singapore's forma...

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    S$37.00
  • Inspirations of a Nation

    Inspirations of a Nation

    S$18.00

    Description This book pays tribute to 25 Singaporean South Asians who pioneered and excelled in their respective fields from 1950 to 2015. It i...

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    S$18.00
  • Clearly Different

    Clearly Different

    S$28.00

    Description About the Author This book is a 25-year milestone celebration of DAS' efforts in creating awareness for dyslexia and providing qual...

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    S$28.00
  • 50 Years of Environment
    50 Years of Environment

    50 Years of Environment

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    Description About the Editor In conjunction with Singapore's 50th birthday in 2015, 50 Years of Environment: Singapore's Journey Towards Enviro...

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  • Singapore's Real Estate

    Singapore's Real Estate

    S$32.00

    Description About the Editors Singapore's Real Estate: 50 Years of Transformation documents the transformation and development of the real esta...

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    S$32.00