Penang At War: A History of Penang During and Between the First and Second World Wars, 1914-1945

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The author, a former British diplomat now living and working in Malaysia, appears to be drawn to aspects of Penang history that are often missed by others. Firstly he tackled Penang under the East India Company and now Penang during and between the two World Wars. After much archival work both in Malaysia and the UK and interviews with Penangites who lived through these times, Andrew Barber has been able to comprehensively chronicle the economic, military and social ups and downs which still reverberate in Penang to this day.

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The author, a former British diplomat now living and working in Malaysia, appears to be drawn to aspects of Penang history that are often missed by others. Firstly he tackled Penang under the East India Company and now Penang during and between the two World Wars. After much archival work both in Malaysia and the UK and interviews with Penangites who lived through these times, Andrew Barber has been able to comprehensively chronicle the economic, military and social ups and downs which still reverberate in Penang to this day.

 

Publisher: AB & A

Hardback

2010

ISBN: 9789834337230