When studying East Asia the one thing that is always seen is the power struggle between Japan and China. The result of this war told the world in a very clear voice that anything done in the Far East would go through or against Japan. The war not only demoralized the Chinese government but the Chinese people as a well. A people who are living in an economically successful and victorious state are less likely to revolt against it; this was a major turning point and the beginning of the end for Qing rule in China.
How much is a book worth after its contents have been read and absorbed? Veteran Singapore writer and educator Robert Yeo and book conservator Alex Teoh will share their knowledge and experiences of book collecting and upkeep. View books from their personal collections, some dating back over a century, that show that the stories behind the books are sometimes as important as the stories in them.
Find out more about the tangible and intangible value of old books, even as younger readers continue to migrate to electronic platforms. Bring your own old books and share your questions and stories!
I remember as clearly, the occasion when I bought the collected poems of Walt Whitman in a Bras Basah bookshop as a schoolboy inas I do that June in when i bought the Cantos of Ezra Pound in the famous Oxford bookshop, Blackwells.
I still have these books and return to them ever so often, the simple pleasure of reading augmented by the remembrance of buying them. His three connected plays were published in as The Singapore Triology.
Alex Teoh Alex Teoh is a paper and book conservator, providing restoration and collection care for rare manuscripts, collectible prints, antique maps and antiquarian books.
He has been involved in various conservation and exhibitions projects in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei. Paper and books, being products of nature, deteriorate over time. Causes include light, acidity, pest infestation, mishandling and poor storage conditions.
This is accelerated by our warm and humid environment.
Alex will share some understanding of the nature of paper and books and some tips on collection care. Date and Time Saturday, 11 January3:Nuevo ELE - Libro del alumno + CD - Intermedio, Virgilio Borobio Thrombin - Physiology and Disease, Michael E.
Maragoudakis, Nikos E. Tsopanoglou History of the Drama - Index to Characters, Bibliography (), William Shakespeare, Henry N Hudson Cesmm3 Price . The First Sino-Japanese War (25 July – 17 April ) was fought between the Qing Empire and the Empire of Japan, primarily for influence over Korea.
After more than six months of unbroken successes by Japanese land and naval forces and the loss of the port of Weihaiwei. In a closely argued, thoroughly researched, and well-sourced narrative, S. C.
M. Paine captures the chaotic miscalculations, strategic stretches, fortunate escapes, and the extraordinary political impact of the Sino-Japanese War of Start studying Sino - Japanese War.
Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. First Sino-Japanese War, conflict between Japan and China in –95 that marked the emergence of Japan as a major world power and demonstrated the weakness of the Chinese empire.
The war grew out of conflict between the two countries for supremacy in Korea.
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