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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Faubion Bowers
RLIN number: NXCP86-A43
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Occupation of Japan Project
Description: Life as a student in Japan; World War II service as interpreter and interrogator; military secretary to General MacArthur; Japanese theater during the Occupation; Kabuki actors.
Extent: Transcript: 56 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1975. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part II, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1960 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Bowers, Faubion, 1917-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1917
Speaker occupation: Writer
Age at speaking: 43
Document date: 1960
Interviewer: Gordon, Beate
Historical events discussed: World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: Asia; Japan
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Asia; Authors; Japan; Oral history; Theater; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Bowers, Faubion, 1917-; Japan--History--Allied occupation, 1945-1952; Japan--Intellectual life--20th century
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0016736-12179