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Title: Sentengah Mati. Kind in een Jappenkamp en hoe het verder ging. First edn. [thus].
Description: S.L., KJBB '[19]41-'49, 1993. Small 8, orig. thin limp wrappers, title in bold white type on front side. 158pp. author's portrait on lower outer wrapper, epilogue by author, table of contents. Reminiscences of a young Dutch girl on the Japanese occupation of Java, her experiences in camps Bangkong (Surabaya) & later in Halmahera (Semarang), incl. het return to Surabaya & notes on the so-called Bersiap period. This edition completely revised, rewritten and expanded after the original published 1965, including an epilogue by author on later events of her life. The title Setengah Mati, which literally means 'halfdead, was dereived after the nickname of a japanese campcommander, administrating beatings to inmates sothat they, afterwards, were almost halfdead. Very good copy. (name of previous owner in upper right corner at recte of hftitle).

Keywords: pacific war japanese camps bangkong halmahera surabaya soerabaia history recollections women children occupation colonialism indonesia southeast asia buur

Price: EUR 55.00 = appr. US$ 59.78 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 45802