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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.
  • 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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    S$28.90
  • Goh Keng Swee: A Portrait

    S$27.00

    Description About the Author Dr Goh Keng Swee’s public career spanned two eventful decades. He was a founding member of Singapore’s ruling poli...

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    S$27.00
  • 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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    S$28.00
  • Find and Seek Singapore

    Find and Seek Singapore

    S$25.00

    Description About the Author When a child steps outside his ordinary world and travels to a foreign city or country, an adventure awaits. In Fi...

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    S$25.00
  • 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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    S$23.00
  • 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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    S$23.32
  • 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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    S$23.35
  • Tales Of Old Singapore

    Tales Of Old Singapore

    S$22.50

    Description Old Singapore was an eclectic trade emporium, where an ethnically and culturally diverse populace coalesced, and sometimes clashed,...

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    S$22.50
  • 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
  • Lions and Tigers

    Lions and Tigers

    S$23.35

    Description Through attending games and talking to players, coaches, media and fans from the past and the present, seasoned football correspond...

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    S$23.35
  • Mute

    Mute

    S$23.35

    Description About the Author Can a photograph show what is absent, what has been erased? Through this illuminating series of images, we get to ...

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  • Northeast Hinterland

    Northeast Hinterland

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    Description About the Author Northeast Hinterland captures evocative and thought-provoking night scenes of Punggol – a northeastern suburb that...

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    S$23.35
  • Deadly Stakes
    Deadly Stakes

    Deadly Stakes

    S$21.00

    Description About the Author The gamblers interviewed for this book all had one thing in common — they didn’t know what hit them. They thought ...

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    S$21.00
  • Dissident Voices
    Dissident Voices

    Dissident Voices

    S$23.00

    Description They stood firm on their convictions despite the odds. Some paid a heavy toll for their beliefs - deprivations, long prison terms, ...

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  • Who Cares?

    Who Cares?

    S$23.35

    Description About the Authors They are often mere statistics these days – the growing ranks of the elderly, whose care will be borne by ever fe...

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    S$23.35
  • 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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    S$23.37