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  • Singapore: A Biography

    Singapore A Biography

    The portrait of Singapore that emerges from this book is dashing, lively and multi-layered, and it offers fresh insight into the ruptures and continuities that have made Singaporeans and their nation what they are today.

  • Singapore Through 19th-Century Photographs

    Singapore Through 19th-Century Photographs

    Singapore Through 19th-Century Photographs is a comprehensive photographic record of Singapore from the early 1840s to the 1900s. Paired with lively commentary, the more than 120 rare photographs from the National Museum of Singapore and leading institutional and private collections recreate a compelling portrait of 19th-century Singapore.

  • Singapore Through 19th Century Prints & Paintings

    Singapore Through 19th Century Prints & Paintings

    Often distinguished by exceptional detail, the images in this book creates an intriguing visual record, offering some of the oldest, rarest and most vibrant glimpses of Singapore.

  • The Straits Chinese House: Domestic Life and Traditions

    The Straits Chinese House Domestic Life and Traditions

    Family portraits as well as high-quality archival photographs of house interiors, furnishings and the practising of traditional rites, together with personal memoirs of life in Straits Chinese homes - some of them on a grand scale - illuminate a way of life which has now largely disappeared but which is nevertheless an important element of Singapore's history and cultural heritage

  • 38°C: Remembering SARS

    38°C: Remembering SARS

    So mysterious was the atypical pneumonia-like illness that the World Health Organization (WHO) could only name the new disease after its symptoms – severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS).

  • Wartime Kitchen: Food And Eating In Singapore 1942-1950

    Wartime Kitchen Food and Eating in Singapore 1942 - 1950

    Admire the resilience and adaptability of a people faced with limited resources and shortages during the Japanese Occupation and in post-war Singapore.

  • Vintage Singapore Souvenirs from the Recent Past

    Vintage Singapore Souvenirs from the Recent Past

    A retrospective of the recent past, Vintage Singapore evokes a strong sense of nostalgia and highlights the continuous rebirth of old familiar styles.

  • Alamkara: 5000 Years of Indian Art

    Alamkara 5000 Years of Indian Art

    Alamkara: 5000 Years of Indian Art explore the notion of ornamentation in the context of objects made for use in domestic, religious and courtly settings.

  • Asian Civilisations Museum A-Z guide (2nd Edition)

    Asian Civilisations Museum A-Z guide (2nd Edition)

    This guide unravels the collection of Asian Civilisations Museum to showcase art and artefacts from 5000 years of civilisation in Asia.

  • Chinese Snuff Bottles - From the Sanctum of Enlightened Respect III

    Chinese Snuff Bottles

    This book is the third catalogue of the vast Denis Low collection of snuff bottles, which numbers more than 1000. Its publication coincides with an exhibition of 355 snuff bottles from this world-renowned collection at the Asian Civilisations Museum of Singapore from July to November 2007.

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