Singapore

A Biography

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ISBN: 9789814385169 Category:

Mark R. Frost, Yu-Mei Balasingamchow

Description

Brimming with verve and dramatic incident, Singapore: A Biography offers fresh insights into the life story of this island city-state through the personal experiences of the workers, adventurers, rulers and revolutionaries who have shaped its history over the last seven centuries. The authors, drawing on research undertaken in collaboration with the National Museum of Singapore, have woven together ancient chronicles, eyewitness accounts, oral histories and even modern radio and television broadcasts to create a vivid and compelling narrative that brings the past back to life. Grounded in scholarship yet fired by the imagination, this book reveals the Singapore story to have been as rich, diverse and multilayered as the city-state is prosperous, ordered and successful today.

Additional information

Weight 995 g
Dimensions 17.4 x 24.2 cm
Publisher name Editions Didier Millet Pte Ltd
Publication date 19 February 2013
Number of pages 464
Format Paperback / softback
Dimensions 17.4 x 24.2 cm
Weight 995 g