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Melaka from the Top
This book attempts to trace back and compare the geological and demographical transformation and development of the town of Melaka and its surroundings over the centuries, with focus on its expansion particularly within the last 40 years. It contains a compilation of some never before seen photographs from private collections. It also records the development of Melaka as h ...more
Paperback, 1st edition, 160 pages
Published 2010 by Nutmeg Publishing
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A pretty comprehensive aerial mapping of the city of Malacca and its vicinity. Not only does one get to see visually what the place looks like from the air currently, the book also provides side by side comparisons in many instances with photos taken from the same perspective decades ago. The sheer scale of land reclamation along the coast is dramatic, showing how this once quaint seaside town has been transformed by a plethora of high rises and shopping malls in the 21st century. Fortunately du ...more
Melaka - a UNESCO’s World Heritage site - is well depicted in this beutiful book containing many unique pictures of the historic town of Melaka in Malaysia. This book traces back and compare the transformation and development of the town of Melaka and its surroundings over the centuries. It is a collector's item for anybody who has ever visited Melaka and it allows readers to see Melaka like never before - from the Top.