Singapore: A Biography

Singapore was not always the orderly and successful city-state that it appears to be now. Over the last seven centuries, the island has undergone several changes of identity.

In this entertaining and wide-ranging account, drawn from research undertaken in collaboration with the National Museum of Singapore, Mark Ravinder Frost and Yu-Mei Balasingamchow present Singapore’s mercurial life-story as experienced by the people who participated in it.

Singapore: A Biography brings together a Ming-dynasty travelogue, 19th-centry memoirs and correspondence, modern oral histories and rven radio and television broadcast to reconnect a contemporary audience with the Singapore story.

ISBN
978-981-4217-62-0 (Paperback)
Published by
Iskander Mydin | Cheryl-Ann Low Mei Gek | Jason Toh | Wong Hong Suen
Publishers
National Museum of Singapore
Publication type
Books
Published Year
2009
Price
SGD49.90 (Before GST)

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