One Hundred Years' History of the Chinese in Singapore
Song Ong Siang
Originally published in 1923 to celebrate the first centenary of the founding of Singapore, painstakingly enumerated nearly a century ago, need updating. Song was a 'King's Chinese' from an anglicised Straits Chinese family loyal to the British Crown as is evident in the book. Each chapter of the book is dedictated to a decade of the city's history from 1819 onwards.The book's 602 pages contain several black and white photographs.
Weight: 1.4 kg. Post free within Malaysia, but, due to its weight, this book is likely to incur additional postal charges when posted outside Malaysia
Published by Oxford University Press, 1985. ISBN: 9780195826036. Facsimile reprint.
Condition: Very Good in a similar dust jacket. The dust jacket has a very small amount of wear. There are a very few dirt marks on the text block. The binding is tight, the text is clear and there is very mild tanning throughout.