Title: Archaeological research on the "Forbidden Hill" of Singapore: Excavations at Fort Canning, 1984
Author: Miksic, J. N.
Publisher: Singapore: National Museum, 1985.
Call no.: RSING 959.57 MIK
Whilst still a Ford Foundation lecturer at Yogyakarta University, Miksic undertook Singapore’s first archaeological excavation. Prior to Miksic, Temasek was only known through the Sejarah Melayu (Malay Annals). This publication gives insights to early Singapore’s earliest histories and offers a description of archaeology of classical Singapore. It includes a compilation of references to early Singapore by Kwa Chong Guan.
Title: Erédia’s description of Malaca, Meridional India, and Cathay
Author: de Erédia, G. M.
Publisher: KL: Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society, 1997.
Call no.: RSING 959.5118 GOD
Translated from the Portuguese with notes by J. V. Mills; and new introduction by Cheah Boon Kheng.
Title: Sino-Malay trade and diplomacy from the tenth through the fourteenth century
Author: Heng, D.
Publisher: Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2012.
Call no.: SING 382.09510595 HEN
“Integrating archaeological, epigraphic, and textual data from both China and Southeast Asia…[this study] examines how changes in foreign policy and economic perspectives of the Chinese court affected diplomatic intercourse as well as the fundamental nature of economic interaction between China and the Malay region, a sub-region of Southeast Asia centered on the Strait of Malacca.”
Title: The Golden Khersonese: Studies in historical geography of the Malay Peninsula before A. D. 1500
Author: Wheatley, P.
Publisher: Kuala Lumpur: University of Malaya Press, 1961.
Call no.: RCLOS 959.5 WHE
A survey of early references to the geography of the Malay Peninsula as found in the manuscripts of early Chinese, Malay, Indian and Arab travellers. Translations of these primary sources along with maps and annotations are appended.
Title: The Malay annals; or, Sejarah Melayu: The earliest recension from MS. No. 18 of the Raffles Collection, in the Library of the Royal Asiatic Society, London
Author: Winstedt, R. O. (Ed.).
Publisher: Journal of the Malayan Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society, 16(3): 1–226, 1938.
Call no.: RRARE /RCLOS 959.5 SEJ (GBH)