WorldCat Identities

Josey, Alex

Overview
Works: 83 works in 256 publications in 2 languages and 2,918 library holdings
Genres: Biographies  Trials, litigation, etc  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: DS598.S7, 959.52050924
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Alex Josey
 
Most widely held works by Alex Josey
Lee Kuan Yew by Alex Josey( Book )

28 editions published between 1968 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lee Kuan Yew : the crucial years by Alex Josey( )

13 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This facsimile edition of Alex Josey's Lee Kuan Yew: The Crucial Years (1968) contains practically everything that Singapore's first prime minister had said politically since his student days at Cambridge right up to his speeches at the 1971 Commonwealth Prime Minister's Conference held in Singapore. More than a political biography of a remarkable Asian statesman, this indispensable volume shows how Lee successfully created an independent multiracial nation while tackling and solving problems which confront all developing states. The account ends in 1970 when Singapore was faced with the gloom
Lee Kuan Yew : the critical years, 1971-1978 by Alex Josey( )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lee Kuan Yew: The Critical Years (1971-78) is a facsimile edition of Alex Josey's second masterful account of Singapore's formidable prime minister, first published in 1980 and simply titled Lee Kuan Yew Vol 2. In this volume, Josey tells the continuing story of Singapore's remarkable development from the beginning of 1971 to the end of 1978. Read about Lee's fears, hopes, triumphs and failures, his analytical judgements, his look into the future, his valuations and beliefs, his unswerving faith in the ability of the average Singaporean to understand what his prime minister is talking about, a
Lee Kuan Yew : the struggle for Singapore by Alex Josey( Book )

17 editions published between 1974 and 1980 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Singapore : its past, present and future by Alex Josey( Book )

13 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trade unionism in Malaya by Alex Josey( Book )

10 editions published between 1954 and 1958 in English and Undetermined and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Democracy in Singapore; the 1970 by-elections by Alex Josey( Book )

7 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Socialism in Asia by Alex Josey( Book )

7 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cold-blooded murders by Alex Josey( )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Trial of Sunny Ang (1973): Bankrupt and desperately needing money, this is the true story of how a brilliant Singaporean psychopath tried to commit the perfect crime. This landmark trial was the first of its kind in Singapore-without a body, the prosecution had no medical evidence nor witnesses to claim unnatural death, so they caught Ang in a chain of circumstantial evidence he could not break, which ultimately led to his sentence
Bloodlust by Alex Josey( )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Tenth Man-Gold Bar Trials (1981): The true story of the murder of a gold merchant and his two employees reads like a fast-paced thriller
Lee Kuan Yew and the commonwealth by Alex Josey( Book )

5 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is a book about the seventeenth meeting of the Commonwealth of Nations which was held in London...from 7 January, 1969 to 15 January, 1969"
The Singapore general elections, 1972 by Alex Josey( Book )

4 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Industrial relations : labour laws in a developing Singapore by Alex Josey( Book )

4 editions published in 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The murder of a beauty queen by Alex Josey( )

5 editions published between 1984 and 2020 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful, sensuous and rich widow is brutally murdered in the most questionable of circumstances. The last person to see her alive is her brother-in-law and lover--a man later found guilty on circumstantial evidence. Not until the condemned man appealed did a witness come forward and admit that he had given false evidence. How did she die? Who was the other mysterious lover to whom she constantly penned saucy letters? Why did the witness lie?
The David Marshall trials by Alex Josey( Book )

14 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pulau Senang, the experiment that failed by Alex Josey( Book )

7 editions published between 1980 and 2020 in English and Undetermined and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1965, 18 convicted criminals were sentenced to death for murder - a haunting testimony to the failure of a bold experiment on Pulau Senang to reform seasoned criminals in a gaol without bars. Right to the end, Daniel Dutton, director of the model penal settlement, could not believe that the men he had befriended and worked so hard to rehabilitate would want to destroy him. Too late he realised the extraordinary hold secret society leaders had over their men. Pulau Senang reconstructs the events that led to the tragedy and the trial, and throws light on a question that has never been answere
The 'perfect' murder : the trial of Sunny Ang by Alex Josey( )

3 editions published in 2020 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bankrupt and desperate for money, a brilliant psychopath planned the perfect crime. Sunny Ang selected his victim with care. Jenny was a young divorced bar girl with little schooling, flattered that an educated, charming man should notice her. He seduced her and promised marriage. He also insured Jenny's life for a million dollars; the sum would go to his mother if she died an accidental death. Then he plotted murder: first, an unsuccessful car accident, and then the fatal scuba diving trip off the dangerous waters of Sisters' Islands. Jenny went down and never came up. Only a cut flipper was
David Marshall's political interlude by Alex Josey( Book )

3 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tenth man : gold bar murders by Alex Josey( Book )

8 editions published between 1981 and 2020 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten men were involved in the robbery and the gruesome murder of a gold merchant and his two employees. Stolen from them were 120 bars of pure gold. Nine of the men were subsequently found guilty. Seven were hung. Two narrowly escaped the gallows because of their youth. The tenth man, however, escaped death. A fast-paced account that captures the sinister excitement and drama of the plotting, and merciless and savage execution of the victims, by a twisted bunch of felons. Just who betrayed whom?
Personal opinion by Alex Josey( Book )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Alex Josey

Alex Josey journalist

Alex Josey Journalist, political writer, commentator

Alexander Arthur Josey

ジョセイ, アレックス

Languages
English (146)

Malay (1)