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Tales From The South China Seas: Images of the British in South East Asia in the Twentieth Century

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Tales From The South China Seas: Images of the British in South East Asia in the Twentieth Century - Allen, Charles (Editor)
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This work chronicles the adventures of the last generation of British men and women who went East to seek their fortunes. Drawn into the colonial territories scattered around the South China Sea, they found themselves in an exotic, intoxicating world. It was a land of rickshaws and shanghai jars, sampans and Straits Steamers, set against a background of palm-fringed beaches and tropical rain-forests. But it was also a world of conflicting beliefs and many races, where the overlapping of widely differing moral standards and ...

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Tales From The South China Seas: Images of the British in South East Asia in the Twentieth Century 1990, Abacus, London

ISBN-13: 9780349104997

Mass-market paperback

Tales from the South China Seas: Images of the British in South East Asia in the Twentieth Century 1990, Time Warner Paperbacks, London

ISBN-13: 9780708847725

New edition

Mass-market paperback

Tales from the South China Seas: Images of the British in South East Asia in the Twentieth Century 1984, Time Warner Paperbacks, London

ISBN-13: 9780708824948

New edition

Paperback

Tales from the South China Seas: Images of the British in South-East Asia in the Twentieth Century 1983, Andre Deutsch, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780233975047

Hardcover