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Record 25280

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'In "Guns and Butter" by Bruce-Lockhart (written October 1938), he says: "To anyone who knows the East, it was already clear that, whoever won the war between Japan and China, the white races have already lost it'. It is probably true in the long run, but, now that the East has seen, the time may be postponed.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 31 Jul 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: R.H. Bruce-Lockhart
Title: Guns and Butter
Genre: Politics
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 25280  
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: 130
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Tom Kitching, Life and Death in Changi (Perth, 1998), p. 130, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=25280, accessed: 19 July 2024

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