Yu-Mei Balasingamchow

Pays :Singapour
Langue :anglais
Sexe :féminin
ISNI :ISNI 0000 0001 1001 7699

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  • Vietnam

    9e éd.
    Description matérielle : 1 vol. (556 p. dont [28] p. de pl.)
    Description : Note : La couv. porte en plus : "jungle, rizières, hauts plateaux, deltas, canaux, villages flottants, toutes les couleurs du Vietnam". - Traduit de l'anglais. - Glossaire. Index
    Édition : Paris : Lonely planet , DL 2009
    Autre auteur du texte : Nick Ray, Iain Stewart (auteur de guides touristiques)

    disponible en Haut de Jardin

  • Singapore

    a biography

    Description matérielle : 456 p.
    Description : Note : Includes bibliographical references (p. 446-448) and index
    Abstract : From the Publisher: Singapore: A Biography takes you there - to those critical moments in the island's past, as captured through the personal accounts of people who actually lived through them. Encounter violent unrest on the city's streets, the jostling down its corridors of power, the high life of its up-and-coming elites, and the daily struggles of existence that lay beyond its five-foot ways, in an epic drama that stretches back over seven centuries. Grounded in scholarship yet fired by the imagination, this book tells a new Singapore story - one more dramatic, complex and engrossing than you might expect. 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-century memoirs and correspondence, modern oral histories and even radio and television broadcasts to reconnect a contemporary audience with the Singapore story. While famous names from Singapore's past take their place, this new story also introduces a cast of lesser known, though no less compelling, historical personalities - from dissenting poets and radical ideologues, to patriotic factory workers and early feminists. The portrait of Singapore that emerges 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
    Édition : Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press ; Singapore : National Museum of Singapore , 2009
    Autre auteur du texte : Mark Ravinder Frost


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