Singapore Eurasians : memories and hopes

This book traces the origins and history of the Eurasian community in Singapore. It delves into the culture of the Eurasians including their rites and festivals, their love of sport, and their unique cuisine.


Singapore Eurasians : memories and hopes
Singapore--Social life and customs
Ethnic groups--Singapore
Published for Eurasian Association, Singapore, by Times Editions, c1992
Blake, Myrna L.
Ebert-Oehlers, Ann
Eurasian Association (Singapore)
Digital Description
application/pdf, 31.77 MB, 184 p. : ill., ports.
Table of Contents
Alphonso at tea -– Preface –- Eurasians in Singapore: an overview / Myrna Braga-Blake -– Where the twain met: origins of Eurasian families / Myrna Braga-Blake and Ann Ebert-Oehlers -– Who’s your mother? Who’s your father? Links between Eurasian families / Pat de Souza –- Within a stone’s throw: Eurasian enclave / Louise Clarke -– Nine to five: where Eurasians worked / Pat d’Rose -– They made their mark: prominent Eurasians in Singapore’s history / Francisca & Jacinta Cardoza –- Belonging: Eurasian clubs and associations / Valerie Barth –- Trial and tribulation: the war years / Keith Rodrigues –- Please pass the salt: class within the Eurasian community / Myrna Braga-Blake –- Rites and festivals: customs and practices of yesteryear / Evelyn Leicester-Rodrigues –- For the love of the game: Eurasians in sport / Ann Ebert-Oehlers -– Having fun: the good old days / Gladrags -– The secret ingredient: Eurasian food / Francesca Eber-Lim.
All Rights Reserved. National Library Board Singapore 2009.


Accompanying Illustrations

Portrait of an Eurasian f... Map of Waterloo Street, 1... Summary of Eurasian origi... Portrait of an Eurasian w... Opening of a tennis court... Winner and second runner-... Portrait of Eurasians on ... Le Mercier School Sports ... Family portrait of Willia... Portrait of Mr. Cardiano ... House at Chapel Road, 191... Eurasian children and the... Map of Selegie Road, 1930... Oehlers' Lodge at Upper S... President Benjamin Sheare... Committee members of the ... Portrait of Mr. Frederick... Portrait of Eurasians at ... Great Britain's Queen Eli... New Year's Eve Ball at Vi... Coronation Tea at the Pad... Portrait of Ms. Mary Klas... Portrait of Mr. Edwin Tes... Portrait of the Shelley f... Portrait of the O'Hara fa... Portrait of Madam Margare... Portrait of Dr. Charles J... Dr. Charles Joseph Paglar... Dr. Charles Joseph Paglar... List of Eurasian recipien... The Europe Hotel, 1928 Mr. George Oehlers receiv... Portrait of Ms. Delia Mil... Portrait of Mr. Stanley T... Portrait of the Scully fa... Portrait of Ms. Hedwig An... Mr. Yusof bin Ishak prese... Portrait of Mr. and Mrs. ... Portrait of the Tessensoh... Portrait of the Oliveiro ...
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