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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.
  • Men Misbehaving

    Men Misbehaving

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    Description About the Author The author of Wild Women Do on crimes committed by females in Singapore returns with a new collection on local cri...

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  • Dear Ms Expat

    Dear Ms Expat

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    Description About the Authors A move to a new country is a life-changing experience. New identities, fresh ambitions and unforeseen challenges ...

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  • Murder Most Foul

    Murder Most Foul

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    Description About the Author Seemingly safe on the surface, sunny Singapore has seen its fair share of murders that run the gamut from pre-med...

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  • My Best With Honour

    My Best With Honour

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    Description About the Author My Best with Honour features 12 prominent personalities who were scouts while in school and whose lives have been ...

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  • A Company Of Planters

    A Company Of Planters

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    Description Praise About the Author Through a collection of letters written to his best friend and to his father in England, and from his own p...

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  • Singapore Mutiny

    Singapore Mutiny

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    Description About the Author 'Chinese New Year 1915 will long be remembered in the Straits Settlements,' write Edwin and Mary Brown in their ex...

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  • Singapore on the Couch

    Singapore on the Couch

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    Description About the Author As Singapore celebrates its 50th anniversary as a sovereign and independent country, what does it mean to be a Sin...

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  • Short Circuits

    Short Circuits

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    Description About the Author This collection of occasional reflections is a first by one of Singapore’s most distinguished poets. Exploring how...

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  • The Changi Murals

    The Changi Murals

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    Description Praise About the Author The Changi Murals are a priceless part of our war heritage, holding deep emotional value, not just for ex-p...

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  • The Devil's Garden

    The Devil's Garden

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    Description About the Author Gardens are magical places — images of Nature and Culture, models of paradise, spaces where plants live in war and...

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  • Who Are You My Country? - Localbooks.sg

    Who Are You My Country?

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    Description From the 1930s to 1965, discussions about modernisation, race and civic responsibility were as common as they are today. The youth ...

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    The Tao Inspiration

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    Description Tao Te Ching, written more than 2,500 years ago, is reputedly the first philosphical works in Chinese history. It presents the phil...

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  • One More Story to Tell

    One More Story to Tell

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    Description Get a blast of the past! Savour old-time tastes such as the original roadside laksa and check out the hangouts of the good old days...

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  • 《星洲星光——现代旅人手记》章星虹

    星洲星光

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    Description Praise Shortlisted for Singapore Literature Prize 2018, Creative Non-Fiction 南来文化人与这个南洋小岛,有过一段怎样的生命交集因缘? 在新加坡这个现代都会,还有哪些几为人们遗忘的文化历史...

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  • 建构南洋儿童:战后新马华语儿童刊物及文化研究 徐兰君 李丽丹 主编

    建构南洋儿童

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    Description “儿童”是建构历史和文化的重要概念及方法。 本论文集以战后新马地区出版和发行的儿童期刊以及教科书等为主要研究对象,结合口述采访、本地书局历史和原始档案资料,在将“南洋儿童”概念历史化的同时,重点分析其发展变化与本地区新兴的反殖民话语、民族国家的兴起、新马与香港之...

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  • Inspirations of a Nation

    Inspirations of a Nation

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    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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  • The Complete Eh, Goondu!

    The Complete Eh, Goondu!

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    Description About the Author Sylvia Toh's bestselling Eh, Goodu! and Lagi Goodu! appeared in 1982 and 1986 and famously crystallised many of th...

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