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Being Baba: Selected Articles from The Peranakan Magazine

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  • The Peranakan Association Singapore

    Being Baba presents selected articles on Peranakan culture through the eyes of contributors to the The Peranakan magazine over its twenty-year history. Specially selected articles capture the essence of Peranakan culture — from its history, traditions, material culture and lifestyle to its rich cuisine, language and even theatre. 

    Being Baba
     is richly illustrated with full-colour photographs and is the definitive compilation of all things Peranakan.  

    • Explains the origins of customs and traditions
    • Provides insights into their beautiful artefacts and delicious cuisine
    • Collates articles from a rich archive that spans over twenty years
    • Features writers who are experts in their own specialised areas
    • Highlights the significant contributions of the Peranakans. 

    The Peranakan is the official publication of The Peranakan Association Singapore (TPAS) which represents Peranakans or local-born Chinese also known as the Babas. They settled down in Southeast Asia many generations ago and assimilated the local customs and practices to create a unique culture of their own.

ISBN: 9789814677189
Cover Type: Paperback
Page Count: 336
Year Published: 2016