Friday, 22 September 2017
The Straits Times
It was reported that the Indian Heritage Centre has launched its first book titled Singapore Indian Heritage which traces the cultural heritage of the Indian community in Singapore and casts light on its plight during the Japanese Occupation. Edited by Associate Professor Rajesh Rai, Deputy Head of South Asian Studies Programme at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, the 556-page publication combines academic research with catalogue entries of the centre’s collection of over 300 artefacts, photographs and documents. The hardcover tome comprises a series of essays and photos, and tells of the journey of Singapore’s Indian community from pre-colonial times, its contributions to nation-building and its current-day dynamics.
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