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Record Number: 25273


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'"The Syonan Times" says very naively that the essay competition on Nipponese culture was very disappointing. There were only 45 entries: no first and second prizes will be awarded. The population of Syonan don't seem to have realised that Nipponese culture is the finest in the world, especially in science and engineering. This is proved by the fact that her inventions have been adopted all over the world.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

19 Jun 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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

Syonan Times

Genre:

Politics, Ephemera, propaganda

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

25273

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:

112

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Tom Kitching, Life and Death in Changi (Perth, 1998), p. 112, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=25273, accessed: 07 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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