Join us for a book talk / signing by Ian Burnet on 9 Nov 2013. Registration now open!
The Singapore Heritage Society is pleased to announce our forthcoming talk entitled: “East Indies: The English East India Company and the Founding of Singapore” to be delivered by Ian Burnet. This talk is given in conjunction with the publication of his new book “East Indies” which follows the trade winds and the trade routes to the ports across the East Indies and the Orient.
The book documents the struggle for trade supremacy between Portugal, Holland and England for over 200 years. The story is told by the history of the port cities of Malacca; Batavia (Dutch Jakarta); Singapore and Hong Kong. Following the talk, Ian Burnet will preside over a book-signing session.
Date and time: Saturday 9 November 2013 @ 3pm.
Venue: Select Books, 51 Armenian Street.
Admission is free. Kindly register your name through: https://eventbrite.sg/event/8926390073