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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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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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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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$60.00
Once Upon A Singapore... Traders

Once Upon A Singapore... Traders

Alan Bay (Illus.), Tina Sim

$15.90

Sample While flipping through Grandpa's photo album of his childhood days, Aloysius and Grandpa are magically transported to 1900s Singapore. Aloys...

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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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A River Transformed

A River Transformed

Timothy Auger

$45.79

The story of the Singapore River, the other rivers flowing into the Kallang Basin, and Marina Bay. It covers their commercial role over the centuri...

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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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$18.50
A Chance of a Lifetime - Localbooks.sg

A Chance of a Lifetime

Various

$29.90

Lee Kuan Yew once described the opportunity to remake Singapore as 'a chance of a lifetime'. This book explores Lee's pivotal role in Singapore's u...

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Fortress Singapore (Revised Edition)

Fortress Singapore: The Battlefield Guide

Yap Siang Yong

$14.50

Contributors & Editors: Maj. Yap Siang Yong, Romen Bose, Angeline Pang, Kuldip Singh, Lisa Lim, Germain Foo This latest edition of Fortress Sin...

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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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From Kilts to Sarongs

From Kilts to Sarongs

Graham Berry

$55.99

Farquhar, Crawford, Cavenagh, Thomson, Anderson, Napier, Fullerton, Henderson, MacRitchie, MacPherson, Outram, Purvis, Spottiswoode. These are some...

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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 - 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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Connections: History and Architecture, City Hall and Supreme Court

Connections

Foo Min Li, Jean Wee, studioMilou Singapore

$46.64

Connections takes a look at two of Singapore’s most prominent National Monuments. The histories of the buildings, their architecture as well as the...

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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 2

Think+ Perspectives Issue 2

$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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A Company Of Planters

A Company Of Planters

John Dodd

$18.60

Through a collection of letters written to his best friend and to his father in England, and from his own personal diary entries, John Dodd‰۪s memo...

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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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