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The Amazing Sarong

The Amazing Sarong

Quek Hong Shin

$14.90

Now available in all four languages! Shortlisted for Hedwig Anuar Children’s Book Award 2018Shortlisted for Best Children's Title for Singapore Boo...

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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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Mynah Magazine #2 - Localbooks.sg

Mynah Magazine #2

$26.00

Mynah is an annual print magazine about Singapore, Singaporeans and Singaporeanness. Through longform stories, we critically and creatively examine...

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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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The Religious Monuments of Singapore - Localbooks.sg

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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Singapore at Random - Localbooks.sg

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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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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Wild Women Do
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Legendary Tales of Singapore - Localbooks.sg

Legendary Tales of Singapore

Catherine GS Lim, Zaki Ragman (Illus.)

$7.50

"… they all beheld a strange animal. It seemed to move with great speed; it had a red body and a black head; its breast was white; it was strong an...

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Goh Keng Swee : A Portrait

Goh Keng Swee: A Portrait

Tan Siok Sun

$25.00

Dr Goh Keng Swee’s public career spanned two eventful decades. He was a founding member of Singapore’s ruling political party, and played a signifi...

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Gedung Kuning - Localbooks.sg
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Gedung Kuning

Hidayah Amin

$24.90

Gedung Kuning or the Yellow Mansion was home to the family of Haji Yusoff 'Tali Pinggang' from 1912 to 1999. It was acquired by the Singapore gover...

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Gateway to Malay Culture - Localbooks.sg

Gateway to Malay Culture

Asiapac Editorial, Zaki Ragman (Illus.)

$9.50

Have you ever wondered what life was like in a malay Kampong in the old days? Or why practically all your malay friends are Muslims? Well, the mala...

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From the Bay of Bengal to the Java Sea

From the Bay of Bengal to the Java Sea

Maganjeet Kaur, Mariana Isa

$23.35

The peoples of Southeast Asia have a long history of cultural commonalities. From Sumatra to Vietnam, the inhabitants built wooden houses on poles ...

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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

$18.69

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

Zhang Xing Hong 章星虹

$18.70

Shortlisted for Singapore Literature Prize 2018, Creative Non-Fiction 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...

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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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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

$14.90

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

$23.36

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 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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$139.00
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

Singapore through 19th Century Prints and Paintings

Wong Hong Suen and Roxana Waterson

$33.75

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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$45.00