Author: Frost, Mark Ravinder and Balasingamchow, Yu-Mei
Title: Singapore: A Biography
Singapore: A Biography (Hong Kong University Press, 2009) by Mark R. Frost of the HKU History Department has been selected as an ‘Outstanding Academic Title’ for 2010 by CHOICE, the leading academic review journal for academic and college libraries in the U.S.
Every year, Choice subject editors single out for recognition the most significant print and electronic works reviewed during the previous calendar year. This prestigious list of publications reflects the best in scholarly titles and attracts extraordinary attention from the academic library community. The 2010 feature includes 668 titles in 54 disciplines and subsections. The books are selected for their excellence in scholarship and presentation, the significance of their contribution to their field, and their value as important – often first – treatment of their subject.
In 2010, Singapore: A Biography was also awarded the Asia Pacific Publishers Association’s Gold Medal for Best Book (General).