Hardback, 254 pages
Chronicles of the Seafaring People of Singapore
This book traces the history of one of Singapore's smaller ethic groups, the seafaring Bugs. Set sail on a journey as the author traces their maritime heritage, trading prowess, and enduring cultural legacy from their ancestral roots in Sulawesi to present-day cosmopolitan Singapore.
Through their strategic mastery of maritime routes, the Bugis played an instrumental role in shaping Singapore's early growth and prosperity. Regardless whether you are an avid history enthusiast, a cultural explorer, or simply intrigued by tales of adventure and heritage, this book offers a captivating journey that will transport you through time to the world of the Bugis people with all of its cultural splendour, and the enduring legacy that continues to shape Singapore's narrative.