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Author: HEIJMANS- VAN BRUGGEN, M. (COMPILER), Title: De Japanse bezetting in dagboeken, Vrouwenkamp Ambarawa 6. [Eerste druk/first edn.].
Description: Amsterdam, Bert Bakker, 2001. Stout 8°., original coloured and illustrated limp glossy wrappers. 390pp. Frontispiece, sketch-map of Java, text-ills. after original drawings by former female inmates of Ambarawa 6, table as an appendix (transports to and fro Ambarawa 6, biographies to cooperating authors of diaries reproduced, bibliography, list of sources consulted, notes to general text, glossaries indonesian-dutch and japanese (romanized)-dutch, slang as spoken by inmates, registers of geographical and personal names, synopsis in dutch on lower outer wrapper, table of contents. [De Japanse bezetting in dagboeken, series]. Researches stay and life of females, incl. girls and boys (under the age of 10), in the Japanese concentration camp Ambarawa 6, Java. After an introduction, which includes observations on Indonesia under japanese occupation, author supplies information after original diaries on multuple subjects, e.g. the general structure and organization of european inmates and the japanese camp-staff, transports to and fro, daily life, health situation and nutrition (or better the lack of nutrition), the japanese surrender and its aftermath, a great number of fragments of original diaries have been reproduced. An important publication of great historical and humanitarian value. Fine copy. Out-of-Print.
Keywords: ambarawa 6 japanese contentration camps internment females children history egodocument java pacific war occupation colonialism indonesia southeast asia
Price: EUR 95.00 = appr. US$ 103.25 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 47122