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Postmodern Singapore
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Postmodern Singapore

By William Siew Wai Lim (ed)

Singapore: Select Publishing, 2002. Paperback. Very Good. A collection of articles by a variety of Singapore intellectuals that seeks to show that the city's culture is more vibrant and down to earth in what often appears to be a uniform and high rise environment. 186 pages. For further details, please see the scanned contents page. Weight 0.6kg. Post free within Malaysia The cover has minimal wear and the spine is not creased. The binding is tight, the text is clear and there is no tanning throughout.

$11.13

In the Mood for Cheongsam
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In the Mood for Cheongsam

By Lee Chor Lin & Chung May Khuen

Singapore : Editions Didier Millet , 2012 . First edition. Hardcover. New/new. 30-8-15. This book examines the history and development of cheongsam in the social context of Singapore. The cheongsam was introduced from Shanghai, China in the 1920s. It is a one-piece Chinese ladies' dress which is very feminine and elegant in style. Although this garment was not favoured in China after the revolution, it still managed to survive in Singapore. Photos of the evolution of cheongsam in Singapore are presented in this book. 160 pages with glossary, endnotes, bibliography, further reading list and index. Weight: 0.9kg. Post free within Malaysia

$17.81

Visions of Delight: The Singapore Botanic Gardens Through the Ages
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Visions of Delight: The Singapore Botanic Gardens Through the Ages

By Bonnie Tinsley

Singapore : Singapore Botanic Gardens , 1989. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. 96 pages including beautiful photos, bibliography and acknowledgements. Weight: 0.8kg. Post free within Malaysia DJ is slightly tanned, pages have very light tan

$15.59