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By Fred Lanzing,William Frederick,Marjolijn de Jager

ISBN-10: 0896803074

ISBN-13: 9780896803077

ISBN-10: 0896803082

ISBN-13: 9780896803084

“Children see and listen to what's there; adults see and listen to what they're anticipated to and in most cases take into accout what they believe they must remember,” David Lowenthal wrote in The previous is a overseas Country. it really is in this fraught beginning that Fred Lanzing builds his memoir of his youth in a eastern internment camp for Dutch colonialists within the East Indies throughout the international warfare II.

When released within the Netherlands in 2007, For Freddy Camp existence Is Heaven caused controversy, if now not vitriol, for Lanzing’s statement that his time within the camp used to be no longer the compendium of horrors ordinarily linked to the Dutch internment event. regardless of the indignant reception, Lanzing’s account corresponds extra heavily to the scant historic checklist than does nearly all of camp memoirs. during this means, Lanzing’s paintings is a considerable addition to ongoing discussions of the politics of reminiscence and the powerful—if contentious—contributions that subjective money owed make to historiography and to the legacies of the past.

Lanzing relates a side of the struggle within the Pacific seldom mentioned outdoor the Netherlands and, via concentrating on the reviews of standard humans, expands our figuring out of global warfare II usually. His compact, fantastically designated account should be obtainable to undergraduate scholars and a basic readership, and including the creation by way of William H. Frederick, is an important contribution to literature on international conflict II, the Dutch colonial adventure, the heritage of adolescence, and Southeast Asian history.

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