Out East in the Malay Peninsula
|Author||: Gerwyn Elidor David Lewis|
|Total Pages||: 264|
|Rating||: 4/5 ( Downloads)|
Download or read book Out East in the Malay Peninsula written by Gerwyn Elidor David Lewis and published by . This book was released on 1991 with total page 264 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: G. E. D. Lewis was lured away from Wales to become a teacher in Malaya by the letters he received from his brothers on colonial service. Concentrating on the daily lives of the Malayasians peoples themselves rather than on the European experience, his amusing anecdotal biography provides keen insights into British methods of colonial administration and education, and includes a harrowing account of the Japanese occupation, during which he was transported to Burma to work on the notorious Death Railway.