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TitleStanley : behind barbed wire
Authors
Issue Date1982
PublisherHong Kong : Hong Kong University Press
AbstractThis is a story of one courageous woman's fight against the vicissitudes, brutality and starvation that faced civilians incarcerated in the infamous Stanley prison, by the Japanese, in Hong Kong during World War II. The story she tells is absolutely fascinating providing, as it does, an essential fragment of Hong Kong's social history. Written simply, without any obnoxious purple passages or journalese, this is a true story of survival, absorbing in its simplicity and details of the very essence of staying alive - growing vegetables in such stark conditions - and sane
SubjectStanley Civilian Internment Camp
World War, 1939-1945--China--Hong Kong--Personal narratives
World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, English
Hong Kong (China)--History--Siege, 1941--Personal narratives
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/10474
ISBN
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dc.contributor.authorGittins, Jean (Hotung), 1908-en_HK
dc.date.accessioned2006-06-22T09:57:10Z-
dc.date.available2006-06-22T09:57:10Z-
dc.date.issued1982en_HK
dc.identifierhttp://eproxy.lib.hku.hk/login?url=http://lib.hku.hk/cgi-bin/hkupress/title.cgi?isbn=9622090613en_HK
dc.identifier.isbn9622090613en_HK
dc.identifier.otherocm65352795en_HK
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/10474-
dc.description.abstractThis is a story of one courageous woman's fight against the vicissitudes, brutality and starvation that faced civilians incarcerated in the infamous Stanley prison, by the Japanese, in Hong Kong during World War II. The story she tells is absolutely fascinating providing, as it does, an essential fragment of Hong Kong's social history. Written simply, without any obnoxious purple passages or journalese, this is a true story of survival, absorbing in its simplicity and details of the very essence of staying alive - growing vegetables in such stark conditions - and saneen_HK
dc.format.extentxi, 164 p. : ill. ; 22 cmen_HK
dc.format.extent430 bytes-
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdfen_HK
dc.format.mimetypetext/html-
dc.languageengen_HK
dc.publisherHong Kong : Hong Kong University Pressen_HK
dc.relation.ispartofDigital Editions from Hong Kong University Pressen_HK
dc.rightsCreative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License-
dc.rightsHKU students and staff onlyen_HK
dc.subject.ddc940.547252 G53en_HK
dc.subject.lcshStanley Civilian Internment Campen_HK
dc.subject.lcshWorld War, 1939-1945--China--Hong Kong--Personal narrativesen_HK
dc.subject.lcshWorld War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, Englishen_HK
dc.subject.lcshHong Kong (China)--History--Siege, 1941--Personal narrativesen_HK
dc.titleStanley : behind barbed wireen_HK
dc.typeBooken_HK
dc.identifier.hkulb3136102en_HK
dc.description.naturepublished_or_final_versionen_HK

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