S R Nathan

In Conversation

Timothy Auger | Editions Didier Millet | 2015

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Insights and wisdom imparted by former Singapore President S R Nathan through a series of informal interviews.

ISBN: 9789814610032

Page Count: 192

Year Published: 2015

Language: English

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In Conversation

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. In this engaging book, based on a series of informal interviews, Mr Nathan reflects on a wide range of historical and contemporary issues.

The conversations range over topics as diverse as: Singapore’s place in the world • the future of China and India • the importance of conciliation • complacency • the importance of total defence • religion, tolerance and harmony • the value of education • the role of language • productive retirement • the lessons of history • impressions of pioneers

ISBN: 9789814610032

Page Count: 192

Year Published: 2015

Language: English

Timothy Auger

Editions Didier Millet

Editions Didier Millet (EDM) was founded in 1989 in Paris by Didier Millet. He opened a branch of EDM in Singapore in 1990, which soon established itself as the headquarters and centre of the business. Today, EDM has offices in Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok. We also work closely with our sister company, Les Editions du Pacifique, based in Paris.

The company currently employs 20 staff members: 10 in Singapore, six in Kuala Lumpur, and four in Bangkok. These are predominantly editors and graphic designers with staff also working in sales, marketing, production and accounts.

EDM enjoys an international reputation for our high-quality books, and publishes approximately 30 new titles per annum in print form, and around 15 ebooks. We have published over 500 titles in total, of which some 130 are currently in print, comprising mainly general illustrated and reference titles for the adult trade market. The chief subject areas are travel, history, natural history, art, architecture, cookery and lifestyle. The books are mainly about Southeast Asia, but not exclusively so, and many of our titles have become standard reference sources for art and culture enthusiasts as well as travellers.

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