Wartime Macau: Under the Japanese Shadow

Wartime Macau: Under the Japanese Shadow

by Geoffrey C. Gunn (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789888390519
Publisher: Hong Kong University Press
Publication date: 03/28/2017
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Geoffrey C. Gunn is an emeritus professor at Nagasaki University and author of History without Borders The Making of an Asian World Region, 1000–1800.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations vii

Acknowledgements viii

Abbreviations ix

Introduction Geoffrey C. Gunn 1

Chapter 1 Wartime Macau in the Wider Diplomatic Sphere Geoffrey C. Gunn 1

Chapter 2 Macau 1937-45: Living on the Edge: Economic Management over Military Defences João F. O. Botas 55

Chapter 3 Hunger amidst Plenty: Rice Supply and Livelihood in Wartime Macau Geoffrey C. Gunn 72

Chapter 4 The Macanese at War: Survival and Identity among Portuguese Eurasians during World War II Roy Eric Xavier 94

Chapter 5 Nossa Gente (Our People): The Portuguese Refugee Community in Wartime Macau Stuart Braga 116

Chapter 6 The British Army Aid Group (BAAG) and the Anti-Japanese Resistance Movement in Macau Geoffrey C. Gunn 141

Epilogue Geoffrey C. Gunn 166

Conclusion Geoffrey C. Gunn 178

Appendices

I English Version of Letter from Governor Teixeira to Consul Fukui re Military Ultimatum 185

II Jack Braga's Notebook on the Price of Rice 186

III Maria Broom's Letter Detailing Her Hong Kong-Macau Escape Experience 188

Glossary 191

Timeline 193

General Bibliography 201

Contributors 207

Index 208

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