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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: Good Class Bungalow 1819–2015

Singapore: Good Class Bungalow 1819–2015

Albert Lim, Robert Powell

$60.00

This book traces the development of stand-alone residential architecture in Singapore from its early days as a colony to the present. Expertly rese...

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Singapore Mutiny

Singapore Mutiny

Edwin A. Brown

$18.50

'Chinese New Year 1915 will long be remembered in the Straits Settlements,' write Edwin and Mary Brown in their extraordinary account of the 1915 S...

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Our Neighbourhoods: We Love Bedok

Our Neighbourhoods: We Love Bedok

Urban Sketchers Singapore

$12.90

Tucked away in the East is a sleeping giant: Bedok, a paragon of the heartlands. Previously bordered by the beach, this neighbourhood was known for...

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Our Neighbourhoods: We Love Chinatown

Our Neighbourhoods: We Love Chinatown

Urban Sketchers Singapore

$12.90

Established by the colonial government, southwest of the Singapore River, to cater to Singapore’s Chinese-majority immigrant population, Chinatown ...

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Our Neighbourhoods: We Love Geylang Serai

Our Neighbourhoods: We Love Geylang Serai

Urban Sketchers Singapore

$12.90

Since pre-independence days, Geylang Serai has served as a hub for the Malay and Indonesian communities in Singapore. It was home to the Malay Vill...

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Our Neighbourhoods: We Love Katong
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Our Neighbourhoods: We Love Katong

Urban Sketchers Singapore

$12.90

Directly facing Singapore’s seafront, the eastern neighbourhood of Katong has long inspired fierce pride and loyalty in its residents. Follow the a...

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Our Neighbourhoods: We Love Little India

Our Neighbourhoods: We Love Little India

Urban Sketchers Singapore

$12.90

Little India, often called Tekka, is popular with Singaporeans of all races, South Asian migrant workers and tourists alike. Venture down the main ...

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Our Neighbourhoods: We Love Queenstown

Our Neighbourhoods: We Love Queenstown

Urban Sketchers Singapore

$12.90

Originally a backwater swamp housing the Ying Fo Lut and Boh Beh Kang kampongs, Queenstown became Singapore’s first satellite town. It was named in...

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Our Neighbourhoods: We Love Toa Payoh
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Our Neighbourhoods: We Love Toa Payoh

Urban Sketchers Singapore

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Admire beautiful sketches of well-loved places in Toa Payoh—the grand old dame that is the Toa Payoh Swimming Complex; the lovely Toa Payoh Town Pa...

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Singapore and the Silk Road of the Sea, 1300-1800

Singapore and the Silk Road of the Sea, 1300-1800

John N. Miksic

$58.00

Winner of Singapore History Prize 2018Shortlisted for ICAS Book Prize 2015 for the Best Study in the Humanities Beneath the modern skyscrapers 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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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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Our Neighbourhoods: We Love Serangoon Gardens - Localbooks.sg

Our Neighbourhoods: We Love Serangoon Gardens

Urban Sketchers Singapore

$12.90

Home to the beloved Chomp Chomp Food Centre and the iconic Serangoon Gardens Circus, Serangoon Gardens—or affectionately known as Ang Sar Lee to ol...

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Think+ Perspectives Issue 1

Think+ Perspectives Issue 1

$6.90

An official magazine of The Institute for The Habits of Mind, Think+ Perspectives is deisgned to promote critical thinking in secondary school stud...

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What’s in the Name?

What's in the Name?

Yew Peng Ng

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Shortlisted for Singapore Book Awards 2018, Best Book Cover Design Since 1819, more than 6,200 place (street and village) names divided into more t...

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Robert Kuok

Robert Kuok

Andrew Tanzer, Robert Kuok

$46.64

Winner of Singapore Book Awards 2018, Book of the Year Robert Kuok is one of the most highly respected businessmen in Asia. But this legendary Over...

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A Brief Critical Survey of Prose Writings in Singapore and Malaysia

A Brief Critical Survey of Prose Writings in Singapore and Malaysia

Arthur Yap

$239.00

This title is part of Robert Yeo’s First Editions, it was published in 1972. The books included in this brief survey are all in English. Those whic...

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Shifting Currents

Shifting Currents

Zhuang Wubin

$32.00

Shifting Currents: Glimpses of a Changing Nation is the first book to present a significant collection of Kouo Shang-Wei’s most arresting images fr...

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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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Chinese Eminent People - Localbooks.sg

Chinese Eminent People

Koh Bee Yen

$25.00

Chinese Eminent Peoples, we look at the lives of more than 100 of the greatest and most famous achievers in all of Chinese history. Read the storie...

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$25.00
Chinese History - Localbooks.sg

Chinese History

Asiapac Editorial, Fu Chunjiang (Illus.)

$9.50

History is always fascinating with the rise and fall of kingdoms and dynasties, the twists and turns of events, and the triumphs and tragedies of t...

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Eternal Vigilance

Eternal Vigilance

Foong Choon Hon, Yuen Chen Ching

$18.00

The "Tanaka Memorial", a document that mapped out japan's imperial expansion, shocked the world when it was exposed. But Britain, The US and other ...

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$18.00
Lim Bo Seng - Localbooks.sg

Lim Bo Seng

Clara Show, JDC (Illus.)

$7.50

A succesful businessman, Lim Bo Seng became synonymous with the anti-war movement in singapore during WW II. His commitment towards the resistance ...

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$7.50
Stamford Raffles - Localbooks.sg

Stamford Raffles

Geraldine Goh, Zhou Yimin (Illus.)

$8.50

We know him best as the founder of modern Singapore . He was instrumentral in bringing about the island 's development into a free port. Yet , how ...

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A Short History of Indigenous Mission In Singapore

A Short History of Indigenous Mission In Singapore

John SH Tay

$10.00

This book captures the beginnings and major developments of indigenous mission in Singapore. Key movers and pioneers of mission organisations and c...

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Jesus and His Family

Jesus and His Family

Robert M Solomon

$20.00

Though fully divine, Jesus was also fully human and had an earthly family. In fact, for most of his earthly life, He lived at home in Nazareth and ...

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$20.00