Download PDF by Michael D. Leigh: The Evacuation of Civilians from Burma: Analysing the 1942

By Michael D. Leigh

ISBN-10: 1441140905

ISBN-13: 9781441140906

ISBN-10: 1474261949

ISBN-13: 9781474261944

The string of army defeats in the course of 1942 marked the tip of British hegemony in Southeast Asia, ultimately destroying the parable of British imperial invincibility. the japanese assault on Burma resulted in a moved quickly and infrequently poorly geared up evacuation of Indian and ecu civilians from the rustic. The evacuation was once a public humiliation for the British and marked the tip in their position in Burma.

The Evacuation of Civilians from Burma investigates the social and political history to the evacuation, and the implications of its failure. using unpublished letters, diaries, memoirs and reputable stories, Michael Leigh offers the 1st finished account of the evacuation, interpreting its resource within the buildings of colonial society, fractured race relatives and within the turbulent politics of colonial Burma.

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