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A concise history of Hong Kong

Author: John M Carroll
Publisher: Lanham, Md ; Plymouth : Rowman & Littlefield, cop. 2007.
Series: Critical issues in history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the history of Hong Kong from the early 1800s through the post-1997 handover, when this former colony became a Special Administrative Region of China. This book concludes by exploring the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John M Carroll
ISBN: 0742534219 9780742534216 0742534227 9780742534223
OCLC Number: 907616228
Description: x, 270 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Early colonial Hong Kong --
A colonial society --
Colonialism and nationalism --
The interwar years --
War and revolution --
A new Hong Kong --
Becoming "Hong Kongese" --
The countdown to 1997 --
Epilogue: beyond 1997.
Series Title: Critical issues in history.
Responsibility: John M. Carroll.
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A fine balance between substance and readability. * Sino-Western Cultural Relations Journal * Carroll . . . offers a cogent synthetic history from the 1840s Opium War to the present, with references Read more...

 
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