Travellers' Tales of Old Singapore: Expanded Bicentennial Edition
- About the Author
In this new expanded Bicentennial edition of Travellers' Tales, more than 80 visitors from the past provide readers of today with authentic portraits of old Singapore.
These vivid first-hand accounts—in letters, diaries and memoirs - bring the past fully alive, from the founding of Singapore in 1819 to the Japanese surrender.
The compiler, Michael Wise, who was born in London and educated at Oxford University has worked in Asia for 10 years and lived in Singapore for five. He has contributed articles to The Straits Times, Singapore's leading newspaper and maintains a lifelong interest in writing, travel and things of the past. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Cover Type: Paperback
Page Count: 352
Year Published: 2018