Underground Asia: Global Revolutionaries and the Assault on Empire

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Pressestimmen

PRAISE FOR FORGOTTEN WARS: ‚Lucid, inexhaustible scholarship … majestic.‘ (Peter Preston The Observer)

They have done a marvellous job in recovering the largely forgotten history of its end in Asia. Their work is not only a model of scholarship, but a delight to read. (Piers Brendon The Independent)

PRAISE FOR FORGOTTEN ARMIES: ‚An essential and stimulating account of this crucial time.‘ (Patrick French, author of The World Is What It Is)

This is a spectacular book: in its scope, encyclopaedic knowledge, understanding of southeast Asia, and the light it throws on a neglected subject, the struggle for British Asia. (Martin Jacques The Guardian)

Über den Autor und weitere Mitwirkende

Tim Harper is Professor of the History of Southeast Asia at the University of Cambridge, a Director of the Centre for History and Economics, and a Fellow of Magdalene College. He was the co-author with Christopher Bayly of two landmark Penguin books on the British Empire’s experience of the Second World War in south and southeast Asia: Forgotten Armies and Forgotten Wars.