Entertainment: Forms Of Leisure In Singapore 1920s-1970s
Published in 2017 to coincide with the 130th anniversary of the National Museum of Singapore, this book offers a visual feast of images from the museum's rich collections. As the nation's oldest purpose-built museum, it has played a major role in shaping Singapore's social landscape over the years through a variety of media. This book covers the site-specific entertainment parks, cinema, radio and music from the turn of the 20th century until the 1970s. It takes the reader on a nostalgic journey through these early forms of recreation, while first-person accounts bring memories to life. This is a comprehensive analysis of the emergence of leisure practices in the era of early modernity in Singapore.

Entertainment: Forms Of Leisure In Singapore 1920s-1970s

SKU: 060549
$32.71Price
  • ISBN

    9789811142772
  • Authors

    Murthy, Vidya
  • Extent

    180
  • Format

    Paperback
  • Year

    2017
  • Publisher

    National Museum of Singapore

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