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Singapore - A Pictorial History 1819-2000

by Gretchen Liu

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Published by RoutledgeCurzon .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Area / regional studies,
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: c 1500 to c 1900,
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: from c 1900 -,
  • Development studies,
  • Photographs: collections,
  • 20th century,
  • 21st century,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Social Science,
  • History - General History,
  • Sociology,
  • Singapore,
  • Asia - Southeast Asia,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Subjects & Themes - Travel - World/Asia,
  • Social Science / Ethnic Studies

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9306267M
    ISBN 100700715843
    ISBN 109780700715848

    She is the author of Singapore: A Pictorial History and From the Family Album: Photographs from the Lee Brothers Studio, Singapore She was editor of the first book to explore Singapore's visual heritage, A Vision of the Past: A History of Early Photography in Singapore and Malaya: The Photographs of G R Lambert & Co, Author: Gretchen Liu. A History of Singapore: – Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, , Chapter 5. National Heritage Board (), Singapore's Historic Places, National Heritage Board and Archipelago Press, ISBN ; Singapore – A Pictorial History; Shinozaki, Mamoru (). Syonan—My Story: The Japanese Occupation of Singapore Date: 18 February –, 4 March (UTC+).

    Singapore: a pictorial history, by Gretchen Liu, published by Routledge , ISBN , ISBN Journal of Southeast Asian studies, Volume 12 by Cambridge University Press, Published by McGraw-Hill Far Eastern Publishers, Singapore (sĬng´gəpôr, sĬng´ə–, sĬng´gəpôr´), officially Republic of Singapore, republic ( est. pop. 5,,), sq mi ( sq km).It consists of the island of Singapore and about 60 small adjacent islands at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, SE Asia. Singapore city, the capital, largest city, and chief port, is administratively coextensive with the republic.

    One of Singapore's biggest fires occurred in Bukit Ho Swee on 25 May The fire razed a acre area ( sq km) consisting of a school, shops, factories and wooden and attap houses, leaving s kampong dwellers homeless and four fatalities. The property damage was estimated at $2 million. The cause of the fire remains unknown. The fire was a pivotal moment in the development of. Buy Malaysia: A Pictorial History Eds. Didier Millet by Moore, Wendy Khadijah (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(6).


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With over 1, images, Singapore: A Pictorial History tells the story of Singapore through the eyes of the artists and photographers who witnessed and recorded it. Faded pencil sketches, /5(4). For example, there is the earliest known extant pencil sketch () and photograph () of Singapore.

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In less than two centuries, Singapore has transformed itself from a small seaside kampong into a modern metropolis, growing first into a thriving colony, then a Straits Settlement, and becoming in an independent nation.

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SINGAPORE: A PICTORIAL HISTORY With National Heritage Board, Text by Gretchen Liu. Gretchen Liu has been associated with some of the most distinguished books on Singapore and its history. Among them is Singapore: A Pictorial Historypublished in association with the National Archives, which tells the story of the island through the work of.

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FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : Gretchen Liu. Gretchen Liu, née Gretchen Gustafson 1 (b.Minnesota, United States–), is a journalist, author and editor 2 of books on local culture, history and architecture.

3 She also has a self-confessed obsession with early photographs. 4 Early life Liu, who hails from Minneapolis, 5 has a Swedish father and Polish mother. 6 She first came to Singapore at the age of 20 as an exchange student.

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