A Visual JourneyeBook - 2012
This Singapore travel pictorial captures the art, culture, and people of the Pacific's leading city. Located in the heart of Asia, the island republic of Singapore is a dynamic place full of surprises and contrasts. East meets west, with both contradiction and harmony as this city state strives for high productivity and the maintenance of traditional family values. Boasting world class attractions and high tech industries, Singapore lures the visitor with Asia's best shopping, the world's finest food and a diverse and friendly population, the country's prime asset. Reflecting on the past, but striving for a prosperous future, Singaporeans embrace life with optimism. As a pictorial memento of Singapore, this fascinating book reveals all. Through stunning photographs and engagingly informative text, this book presents a fascinating picture of contemporary Singapore's diversity the Asian culture beneath the western looking exterior, the polar bear bred in a tropical climate, the strongly nationalistic people who are nevertheless proud of their ethnic origins and traditions and the anomaly of one of the world's most densely populated nations having 30 percent of its area as open space. Singapore has many facets. This book will help the visitor appreciate and understand Singapore's captivating complexities.
Publisher: [United States] : Tuttle Publishing : Made available through hoopla, 2012
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource