A Rough Passage, Volume II: Memories of Empire

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An inspiring memoir of a colonial life, set against the background of the ending of the British Empire. Evacuated as a schoolboy from England to Malaya in 1940 and then to Australia, Barnes returned to England in 1943 while the U-boat war was still at its height. After university he left England again to take up an appointment in the Colonial Administrative Service in Nigeria in 1954 as that country was rushed from Protectorate to independence. In 1960 he was transferred to Malawi, where the Federation of Rhodesia and ...

A Rough Passage, Volume II: Memories of Empire 2007, Radcliffe Press

ISBN-13: 9781845112646

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