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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.
  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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