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Shantung Compound

Langdon Gilkey

Shantung Compound

Langdon Gilkey

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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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- Publisher 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.

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About "Shantung Compound"

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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9780060631123
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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.
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Meet the Author

Langdon Gilkey

Langdon Gilkey has taught most recently at Georgetown University, the University of Virginia, and the University of Chicago Divinity School, where he is the Shailer Mathews Professor of Theology (emeritus). He is the author of a number of books, including "Shantung Compound," "Gilkey on Tillich," and "Nature, Reality, and the Sacred,"

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  • Catalogue Code 234877
  • Product Code 0060631120
  • EAN 9780060631123
  • Pages 272
  • Department General Books
  • Category Biography
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Harperone
  • Publication Date Jul 1991
  • Sales Rank #17539
  • Dimensions 204 x 134 x 16 mm
  • Weight 0.215kg

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