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Hong Kong Internment, 1942-1945: Life in the Japanese Civilian Camp at Stanley

Geoffrey Charles Emerson

Abstract

This book tells the story of the more than three thousand non-Chinese civilians — British, American, Dutch, and others — who were trapped in the British colony and interned behind barbed wire in Stanley Internment Camp from 1942 to 1945. From 1970 to 1972, while researching for his MA thesis, the author interviewed twenty-three former Stanley internees. During these meetings, the internees talked about their lives in the Stanley Camp during the Japanese occupation. Long regarded as a reference and frequently consulted as a primary source on Stanley since its completion in 1973, the study is no ... More

Keywords: non-Chinese civilians, British colony, Stanley Internment Camp, internees, Japanese occupation

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9789622098800
Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789622098800.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Geoffrey Charles Emerson, author

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