Title: A history of modern Singapore, 1819–2005
Author: Turnbull, C. M.
Publisher: Singapore: NUS Press, 2009.
Call no.: RSING 959.57 TUR
This is a fully revised edition of C. M. Turnbull's earlier work titled "A history of Singapore".
Title: A history of Singapore
Author: Chew, E. C. T., & Lee, E.
Publisher: Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991.
Call no.: RSING 959.57 HIS
Eighteen Singapore scholars discuss the multi-faceted history of Singapore from 1819 to the 1980s, with emphasis on the social transformation of modern Singapore.
Title: A sense of history: A select bibliography on the history of Singapore
Author: Tim, Y. F.
Publisher: Singapore: National University of Singapore Library, 1998.
Call no.: RSING 016.95957 SEN
A bibliography that lists books, theses and dissertations, journal and newspaper articles and official and parliamentary records relating to the history of Singapore, that are available at the National University of Singapore Library.
Title: Encyclopedia of Singapore
Author: Corfield, J. J.
Publisher: Singapore: Talisman Pub, 2006.
Call no.: RSING 959.57003 COR
Focusing mainly on the period since independence, this encyclopedia provides information on Singapore’s history with entries on prominent personalities, places, institutions and events. Also includes a brief chronology, an introduction and a bibliography.
Title: Singapore from Temasek to the 21st century: Reinventing the global city
Author: Hack, K., & Margolin, J.-L.
Publisher: Singapore: NUS Press, 2010.
Call no.: RSING 959.57 SIN
Consisting of 14 papers, this publication examines Singapore's evolution from a trading port to a city-state.
Title: Singapore, a 700-year history: From early emporium to world city
Author: Kwa, C. G, Heng, D., & Tan, T. Y.
Publisher: Singapore: National Archives of Singapore, 2009.
Call no.: RSING 959.5703 KWA
While most history books on Singapore begin with the arrival of Sir Stamford Raffles in 1819, this book seeks to fill the gaps of much of Singapore's pre-1819 history. The 700 years of history presented in this book adds depth and layers to the evolving Singapore Story.
Title: Singapore: A biography
Author: Frost, M. R., & Balasingamchow, Yi.
Publisher: Singapore: Editions Didier Millet: National Museum of Singapore, 2009.
Call no.: RSING 959.57 FRO
This biography offers fresh insights into the life story of Singapore through the personal experiences of the workers, adventurers, rulers and revolutionaries who have shaped its history over the last seven centuries.