Author: Miksic, J. N., & Low, C. M. G.
Publisher: Singapore: Singapore History Museum, 2004.
Call no.: RSING 959.5703 EAR
Based on published materials and recent archaeological findings, the authors present nine papers reconstructing life during pre-1819 Singapore.
Title: Singapore & the Silk Road of the sea, 1300–1800
Author, Miksic, J. N.
Publisher: Singapore: NUS Press, 2013
Call no.: RSING 959.57 MIK -[HIS]
Author: Raja Ali Haji ibn Ahmad
Publisher: Kuala Lumpur: Oxford University Press, 1982.
Call no.: R/RSING 959.5142 ALI
A Bugis interpretation of the Johor-Riau-Lingga region, including the settlement of pre-colonial Singapore covering the 17th century to mid-19th century. The perspective differs from the Malay histories commonly referred to. The annotated translation by Virginia Matheson and Barbara Watson Andaya is the first English translation of this text.
Author: Borschberg, P.
Publisher: Singapore: NUS Press, 2010.
Call no.: 911.16472 BOR
“Drawing on maps, rare printed works and unpublished manuscripts written in Portuguese, Spanish, Dutch and Latin, Peter Borschberg provides new information on the diplomatic activities of Asian powers, and shows how the Portuguese and the Spanish attempted to restore their political fortunes by containing the rapid rise of Dutch power in the region.”