Singapore: The Encyclopedia
Editor-in-chief : Tommy Koh
640 pages · 280 x 225 mm · 50 €
ISBN : 978-981-4155-63-2
Ouvrage uniquement disponible en langue anglaise
Singapore : The Encyclopedia contains over 2,500 alphabetically arranged entries on a vast range of topics – practically everything the general reader might want to know about Singapore, four decades after the achievement of full independence. Readers will discover a depth and diversity that may surprise many who thought they know Singapore well, as well as a rich history that goes back many centuries. Here is a vast array of information on the Singapore’s history, geography, economy, law, politics, arts, culture, entertainment, architecture, food and natural history. Singapore’s political system is described, as well as its legal, educational and healthcare systems. Companies, clubs and associations, housing estates, festivals and customs – they all have a place in the book. The encyclopedia captures the shared memories and shared stories that have shaped the national identity. They include political events such as such as Separation and Confrontation, as well as emotionally charged disasters such as the Bukit Ho Swee Fire and the Nicoll Highway collapse. Individuals profiled include artists, musicians, entrepreneurs, members of the armed forces, priests, pastors, ulema, civil servants, entertainers, ambassadors, judges, sportsmen, and even murders. Overseen by a distinguished editorial advisory board under the Chairmanship of Professor Tommy Koh, this encyclopedia is the most wide-ranging and informative general reference book ever published.
| Vintage Singapore | Over Singapore 50 Years Ago | Over Singapore | Singapore : 500 Early Postcards | Singapore : A Biography | Singapore : A Pictorial History | Singapore Cinema | The Singapore Foreign Service | Singapore through 19th Century Photographs | Singapore Through 19th Century Prints and Paintings | Wartime Kitchen | Les Français à Singapour | Les Mémoires de Lee Kuan Yew | L’Escale de Singapour |