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Record 25298

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'"The Syonan Times" refers to the "miserable hordes of distressed humanity who were barely able to eke out an existence on the borderline of starvation in British times" and who are now on top of the world! ... You can get a lot from reading between the lines. Sometimes we wonder is this is done purposely by the pro-British on the newspaper staff.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 12 Sep 1942
Country: Malaysia
Time: n/a
Place: city: Singapore
specific address: Changi
other location: prisoner of war camp
   
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:Thomas Kitching
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1 Mar 1890
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Chief surveyor in Colonial Service
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Malaysia
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: Syonan Times
Genre: Politics, propaganda
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 25298  
Source - Print  
  Author: Tom Kitching
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Life and Death in Changi
  Place of Publication: Perth
  Date of Publication: 1998
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 147
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Tom Kitching, Life and Death in Changi (Perth, 1998), p. 147, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=25298, accessed: 18 September 2019

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