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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'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
  • Crossroads (3rd Edition)

    Crossroads (3rd Edition)

    S$32.00

    Description About the Author In this fully updated, third edition of Crossroads, Jim Baker adds new information following recent government ele...

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    S$32.00
  • Singapore Mutiny

    Singapore Mutiny

    S$18.50

    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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    S$18.50
  • Short Circuits

    Short Circuits

    S$18.00

    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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    S$18.00
  • Madonnas and Mavericks

    Madonnas and Mavericks

    S$32.00

    Description About the Author This book is a tribute to the women who have contributed to the growth of Singapore. The women have been selected ...

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    S$32.00
  • 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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    S$36.00
  • The Asian Modern

    The Asian Modern

    S$38.00

    Description About the Author How does one comprehend the phenomenon of the modernization of an Asian society in a globalized East Asian context...

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    S$38.00
  • Southeast Asia in Ruins - Localbooks.sg

    Southeast Asia in Ruins

    S$46.00

    Description Praise About the Author British artists and commentators in the late 18th and early 19th century encoded the twin aspirations of pr...

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    S$46.00
  • Singapore's Borderlands

    Singapore's Borderlands

    S$38.00

    Description About the Author The book uses three Indonesian concepts (merantau, malu, liar) to explain the mobility of migrants and tourists on...

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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
  • 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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    S$24.00
  • Lion of Singapore

    S$14.95

    Description About the Author Singapore has been known as the Lion City since the late 13th century when it was discovered by Sumatran Prince Sa...

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    S$14.95
  • Independence The History of Graphic Design in Singapore since the 1960s Book Cover
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    Independence

    S$49.00

    Initiated by H55’s Creative Director, Hanson Ho and produced in collaboration with researcher-writer Justin Zhuang, INDEPENDENCE is the first book ...

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    S$49.00