INDIAN HERITAGE CENTRE’S FIRST BOOK ON INDIAN COMMUNITY IN SINGAPORE

Published on 3 October 2017

Launch of Singapore Indian Heritage (Photo: Indian Heritage Centre)

The Indian Heritage Centre (IHC) recently released an impressive 556-page hardcover tome titled Singapore Indian Heritage. It covers the rich history of Singapore’s Indian community from pre-colonial to post-independence.

Singapore Indian Heritage is IHC’s first publication, and comprises essays by respected scholars and curators on the different aspects of Indian heritage. It also features the centre’s 300 or so artefacts. The book is edited by Professor Rajesh Rai, Associate Professor and Deputy Head of South Asian Studies Programme at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, National University of Singapore, and Professor A Mani, Professor in the College of Asia Pacific Studies at the Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Japan.

Says Mr Saravandan Sadanadom, General Manager of IHC, “Together with our galleries, exhibitions and programmes, this publication is another conduit for IHC to tell the story of Singapore’s diverse Indian community, and our rich heritage.”

The book is sold for $53.50 at MUSEUM LABEL shops at the Indian Heritage Centre, Asian Civilisations Museum, National Museum of Singapore and Malay Heritage Centre.

Singapore Indian Heritage
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