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Description - Letters and Books of Sir Stamford Raffles and Lady Raffles by John Bastin

Featuring personal letters, books, and rare artifacts, here is an invaluable insight into the life and thoughts of the founder of modern Singapore. This title features dedicated mailing and e-mail campaign to targeted history related media & organisations. Sir Stamford Raffles (1781-1826) was an eminent British statesman renowned for his contribution to the expansion of the British Empire, and the founding of the modern city of Singapore in 1819. "The Letters and Books of Sir Stamford Raffles" is a superbly illustrated volume that provides readers with unrivalled access to the Raffles Collection of Tang Holdings in Singapore. Featuring letters, books, and other rare artifacts - including a never-before-published missive describing the founding of Singapore - alongside informative analysis and commentary from the world's foremost expert on Raffles, this is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in the life and times of the 'Father of Singapore'.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9789814217682
ISBN-10: 9814217689
Format: Hardback
(322mm x 260mm x 40mm)
Pages: 480
Imprint: Editions Didier Millet Pty Ltd
Publisher: Editions Didier Millet Pty Ltd
Publish Date: 25-Mar-2009
Country of Publication: Singapore

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Author Biography - John Bastin

John Bastin is Reader Emeritus in Modern History of South-East Asia at the University of London and one of the world's leading experts on Sir Stamford Raffles.