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Asia for the Asiatics

Asia for the Asiatics

By Robert S. Ward

University of Chicago Press, 1945, 204 pp.

The author, an American consular official, witnessed the fall of Hong Kong and the imposition of the Japanese system for organizing conquered territory and peoples. What he has to say about the legacy which Japanese rule will leave in these regions will not make pleasant reading for those who expect a return to the status quo ante -- in particular, a revival of the white man's privileged position.