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Author: WIT, H. DE, Title: Birma Bali. De hel en het Paradijs. Eerste druk. [first edn.].
Description: Breda, Brabantia Nostra, 1979. Medium 8°. Orig. glazed boards, title and full-size coloured illustration on front side. 179pp. Col. ills. on 4 plates with captions, after original photographs, text-ills. after original photographs, table of contents, concise biographical note, with portrait, to author on lower outer boards. Author's personal experiences of his life in dutch colonal and decolonized Indonesia serving as a soldier of the Royal Dutch East Indian Army, K.N.I.L., a p.o.w. on the Burma railroad, serving during the dutch-indonesian dispute 1945-1950. With emphasis however on author's stay on Bali, incl. extensive notes on the artist Arie Smit and his Young Artist group, the population and the island itselves. A very good copy.
Keywords: recollections history army life bali art arie smit young artist burma railroad p.o.w. population colonialism pacific war merdeka independence indonesia southeast asia
Price: EUR 65.00 = appr. US$ 70.65 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 45907