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The Religious Monuments of Singapore

The Religious Monuments of Singapore

Lee Geok Boi

$36.92

This book, which is co-published with the Preservation of Monuments Board, takes a fascinating look into the architecture and history of twenty of ...

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建构南洋儿童:战后新马华语儿童刊物及文化研究 徐兰君 李丽丹 主编

建构南洋儿童

徐兰君, 李丽丹

$16.82

“儿童”是建构历史和文化的重要概念及方法。 本论文集以战后新马地区出版和发行的儿童期刊以及教科书等为主要研究对象,结合口述采访、本地书局历史和原始档案资料,在将“南洋儿童”概念历史化的同时,重点分析其发展变化与本地区新兴的反殖民话语、民族国家的兴起、新马与香港之间出版产业的互动网络以及华人的身...

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The Amazing Sarong

The Amazing Sarong

Quek Hong Shin

$14.90

Isn’t a sarong just a boring big piece of cloth? What can be so amazing about it? Nora and Adi are about to go to the beach when their mother takes...

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鎏金岁月Gilded Dreams
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鎏金岁月Gilded Dreams

林益豪 Nelson Lim

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本是一本浪漫的书,书中收录的,是土生华人——娘惹闺房中的床具。是年轻的作者让这些独特的珍藏品以图文并茂、中英兼容的方式的分享。 土生华人是东南亚独有的族群。数百余年来他们衍生了独特的文化。收录进这本书里的床具如枕顶和帐钩应时而生,迎市而灭。留下的文物陈列在这本书里,让今天的人对昨天的峇峇娘惹凭...

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《星洲星光——现代旅人手记》章星虹

星洲星光

章星虹

$18.70

南来文化人与这个南洋小岛,有过一段怎样的生命交集因缘? 在新加坡这个现代都会,还有哪些几为人们遗忘的文化历史“秘密”? 一本本半世纪前“香港出版”的华文书刊和课本,又如何牵动了一场两地文化风云? 这本文化研究文集,是作者借着文化研究视角,亲自写下的现场面访、走访手记,透过新加坡的文人、地物、事...

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Wild Women Do
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Western Etiquette

Western Etiquette

Raelene Tan

$14.95

Western Etiquette covers the essential of presenting oneself, from issuing and replying to formal invitations, dealing with bones while eating, to ...

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Understanding Singaporeans

Understanding Singaporeans

Jung Kwon, Kau Ah Keng, Tambyah Siok Kuan, Tan Soo Jiuan

$41.00

This book details the findings of a large-scale survey on the values and lifestyles of 1500 Singapore residents in 2001. Semi-structured interviews...

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Traditional Chinese Brews & Remedies

Traditional Chinese Brews & Remedies

Ng Siong Mui

$18.65

Every Chinese household to some extent uses home remedies. Children are often given a bowlful of soup or brew without any explanation other than “e...

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Through the Lens of Lee Kip Lin

Through the Lens of Lee Kip Lin

Lai Chee Kien

$42.00

In 2009, the family of the late Lee Kip Lin donated to the National Library Board, Singapore over 14,500 slides and negatives of modern Singapore t...

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There Was a Peranakan Woman who Lived in a Shoe
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There Was a Peranakan Woman who Lived in a Shoe

Cheryl Kook (illus.), Gwen Lee

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There was a Peranakan woman who lived in a shoe. She made so many nyonya kueh, she didn’t know what to do. In this book of modernised nursery rhyme...

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The Wit & Wisdom of Lee Kuan Yew

The Wit & Wisdom of Lee Kuan Yew

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Lee Kuan Yew played the pivotal role in Singapore’s transition from British Crown Colony to independent developing nation, and on to the economical...

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The Incredible Basket

The Incredible Basket

Quek Hong Shin

$14.90

In this sequel to The Amazing Sarong, a beautiful Chinese wedding basket is used in myriad ways. Xiaoming delivers a batch of ang ku kueh with the ...

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The Enchanting Lion City

The Enchanting Lion City

Gine Neo

$28.00

This illustrated book reflects the heritage of Singapore’s multi-cultural diversity. It reflects its charm, lively streetscapes and unique characte...

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The Babas

The Babas

Felix Chia

$37.29

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

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Song Dynasty Tales

Song Dynasty Tales

Zhang Zhenjun Et Al

$139.00

Together with the noted Tang dynasty tales, Song dynasty tales have long been highly valued and widely read in the Chinese world. As the first Engl...

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Singkarpor
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Singkarpor

Chia Aik Beng

$47.00

"My home goes by many names. Some call it the Lion City. Others say it is just a little red dot. I call it Singkarpor. That's what Singapore's name...

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Singapore through 19th Century Prints and Paintings
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Singapore through 19th Century Prints and Paintings

Wong Hong Suen and Roxana Waterson

$45.00
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A selection of topographic prints of places such as the harbour, Singapore River, Fort Canning Hill, as well as paintings of the cosmopolitan trade...

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Singapore through 19th Century Photographs

Singapore through 19th Century Photographs

Jason Toh with Roxana Waterson

$45.00

Singapore through 19th Century Photographs is a comprehensive photographic record of Singapore from the early 1840s to the 1900s. Paired with livel...

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Singapore Sketchbook

Singapore Sketchbook

Graham Byfield (Illus.), Gretchen Liu

$42.06

Singapore Sketchbook is a celebration of streets and buildings, classic scenes and marvelous architectural details. Singapore is a thriving, moder...

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Singapore Heritage Food (Revised Edition 2014)

Singapore Heritage Food (Revised Edition 2014)

Slyvia Tan

$23.32

This bestselling classic cookbook by cookery doyen Sylvia Tan provides recipes for the well-loved dishes of Singapore and traces the development of...

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Singapore at Random

Singapore at Random

$25.00

An illustrated collection of Singapore trivia, Singapore at Random contains anecdotes, statistics, quotations, diagrams, facts, recipes, advice, fo...

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Singapore

Singapore

Gretchen Liu

$59.90

Over 1,200 rare, fascinating and beautiful images vividly bring Singapore’s history to life – including the first ever photographic portrait taken ...

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Singapore

Singapore

Cheah Jin Seng

$45.00

Presenting for the first time the illustrations of 500 postcards from the author’s private collection, this book offers a rare and comprehensive gl...

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Singapore: Country of Many Faces by Jimmy Lam

Singapore

Jimmy Lam

$25.00

Robert Frank's seminal photography book, The Americans, was what inspired Lam to start a 10-year project in 2006 to document the story of Singapore...

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Sam, Sebbie and Di-Di-Di: A Day with the Duchess

Sam, Sebbie and Di-Di-Di: A Day with the Duchess

David Seow, Soefara Jafney

$14.90

Sam, Sebbie and Di-Di-Di are three siblings who love doing things together. Sam loves princesses and is thrilled that Catherine, the Duchess of Cam...

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S R Nathan

S R Nathan

Timothy Auger

$37.29

Few people have watched the development of today's Singapore as closely as President S.R. Nathan, who celebrated his 90th birthday on 3 July 2014. ...

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Resilience and the Localisation of Trauma in Aceh, Indonesia
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Resilience and the Localisation of Trauma in Aceh, Indonesia

Catherine Smith

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COMING SOON SEPTEMBER 2017 The globalisation of psychiatry has helped shape the way suffering and recovery is experienced in Aceh, Indonesia, a reg...

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Remembering the Samsui Women

Remembering the Samsui Women

Kevin E.Y. Low

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Immediately recognizable by their hong tou jin or red headscarves, Singapore's Samsui women-immigrants from the Samsui region of Guangdong, China-h...

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$38.00