Tales from the South China Seas. Images of the British in South-East Asia in the Twentieth Century.

[London]. Andre Deutsch and The British Broadcasting Corp., 1983. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo, 23.3cm, First edition, 240p., with 12 pages of plates (mainly photographs) and illustrations in the text; decorated endpapers; original publisher's cloth in jacket, near mint copy in the cellophane shipping wrapper (tr.ds.38893) ~ This volume is the third and final part of a series of stories of what might be called an "Imperial Trilogy", all of which were broadcast as part of the BBC "oral histories documentaries" program. Tales form the South China Seas charts the adventures of the British men and women who sought their fortune in the various colonial territories around the South China Seas in the early twentieth century. / Dust Jacket Included. Item #38893

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