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Title:
River Kwai railway : the story of the Burma-Siam Railroad
Author:
Kinvig, Clifford.
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Edition:
First paperback edition.
Publication Information:
London ; Herndon, VA : Brassey's Inc., 1998.
Physical Description:
xx, 236 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781857532050
Format :
Book

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Central Library D805.T5 K56 1998 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Summary

Uses Japanese material together with the accounts and illustrations of the prisoners themselves to tell the story of the Burma-Siam railway. The text evaluates the railway primarily as a response to a logistic imperative, but also as the focus for cultural and racial clashes.


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