SHANTUNG COMPOUND by Langdon GilkeySHANTUNG COMPOUND by Langdon Gilkey

SHANTUNG COMPOUND

byLangdon Gilkey

Paperback | June 17, 1975

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This vivid diary of life in a Japanese internment camp during World War II examines the moral challenges encountered in conditions of confinement and deprivation.

Langdon Gilkey was a young American teacher at Yenching University near Peking, China, when the Japanese military under wartime pressure rounded up all foreigners into an internment camp. Two and a half years later they were released. Shantung Compound is based on a journal Dr. Gilkey kept during his imprisonment.
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Title:SHANTUNG COMPOUNDFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.61 inPublished:June 17, 1975Publisher:HarperCollins

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ISBN - 10:0060631120

ISBN - 13:9780060631123

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When the props of society are taken away, how do people survive? Langdon Gilkey was a young American teacher at Yenching University near Peking, China, when the Japanese military under wartime pressure rounded up all foreigners into an internment camp. Two and a half years later they were released. Santung Compound is based on a journal Dr. Gilkey kept during his imprisonment.

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"A fascinating memoir... a vivid diary of prison life." (Time)