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Society and Social Sciences

  • lives and times of hrh

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    Herman Hochstadt, or hrh as he is better known, joined the civil service in 1959, moving to the position of secretary to Lee Kuan Yew’s Prime Minis...

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  • Constructing Singapore

    Constructing Singapore

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    Description Constructing Singapore studies Singaporean nation-building by focusing on two processes: elite formation and elite selection. It gi...

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  • Chinese Among Others

    Chinese Among Others

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    Description About the Author In this book, distinguished historian Philip A. Kuhn tells the remarkable five-century story of Chinese emigration...

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  • English in Singapore

    English in Singapore

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    Description About the Editors English in Singapore provides an up-to-date, detailed and comprehensive investigation into the various issues sur...

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  • Kampung Tempe by Hidayah Amin & Yahaya Sanusi
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    Kampung Tempe

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    Description About the Author In early 1905, a group of Javanese led by Alias bin Ali, started a settlement on a hillside in Singapore, not far ...

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  • Personal Names in Asia

    Personal Names in Asia

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    Description About the Author The world's population negotiates a multiplicity of naming systems. Some are compatible with the "normative" syste...

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  • Renaissance Singapore?

    Renaissance Singapore?

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    Description About the Editor In this collection, public intellectuals and civil society activists discuss Singapore's public rhetoric about lib...

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  • Singapore's Borderlands

    Singapore's Borderlands

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    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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  • Squatters into Citizens

    Squatters into Citizens

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

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  • The AWARE Saga

    The AWARE Saga

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    Description About the Author In March 2009, the Association of Women for Action and Research (AWARE) was briefly taken over by a Christian fact...

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  • Trump's Populist America

    Trump's Populist America

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    Description About the Author In Trump's Populist America, author Steven Rosefielde argues that the policies Trump fashions are not half measure...

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  • Singapore Chess

    Singapore Chess

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    Description About the Authors This book is the definitive volume on the history of chess in Singapore. Covering 1945–1990, it covers the post-w...

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  • Singapore and UNICEF

    Singapore and UNICEF

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    Description About the Editors Singapore's well-documented economic progress since independence owes a big debt to the initial investment that t...

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  • Remembering S R Nathan

    Remembering S R Nathan

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    Description About the Editors Remembering S R Nathan: A Mentor for All Seasons is a collection of essays commemorating the life of Singapore's ...

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  • S Rajaratnam on Singapore

    S Rajaratnam on Singapore

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    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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  • Written Country - Localbooks.sg

    Written Country

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    Description About the Editor Written Country intriguingly reconstructs the history of modern Singapore through fifty defining moments from the ...

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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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  • Madonnas and Mavericks

    Madonnas and Mavericks

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    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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  • The Babas

    The Babas

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    Description This fourth edition of the social history of the Babas and Nonya makes the seminal work by Felix Chia available again after being l...

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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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  • Chasing the Dragon Out - Localbooks.sg

    Chasing the Dragon Out

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    Description About the Author This book is an honest no-holds barred biography. Author Jix Sze starts by sharing about the teenage years of his ...

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  • Deadly Stakes
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    Deadly Stakes

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    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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  • Murder Most Foul
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    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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  • 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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