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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.
  • Images of Singapore 4E

    Images of Singapore 4E

    S$28.00

    Description About the Author The fourth edition of the popular pictorial book contains over 120 new photographs with updates to existing places...

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    S$28.00
  • Squatters into Citizens

    Squatters into Citizens

    S$38.00

    Description About the Author The crowded, bustling, 'squatter' kampongs so familiar across Southeast Asia have long since disappeared from Sing...

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    S$38.00
  • 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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  • Inequality in Singapore

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

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    S$26.00
  • 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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    S$34.00
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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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  • 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
  • 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