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Reluctant heroes : rickshaw pullers in Hong Kong and Canton, 1874-1954

Author: Chi Ming Fung; Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland.
Publisher: Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press ; [London] : [Eurospan, distributor], ©2005.
Series: Royal Asiatic Society Hong Kong studies series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:HKU Press digital editions.
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A history of rickshaw pullers in Hong Kong and Canton. Set against the backdrop of two contrasting yet interrelated cities in South China, this book brings an understanding of urban living through a  Read more...

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Fung, Chi Ming.
Reluctant heroes.
Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press ; [London : Eurospan, distributor], ©2005
(DLC) 2008555488
(OCoLC)62178514
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Chi Ming Fung; Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland.
ISBN: 9789882202658 9882202659
OCLC Number: 651038398
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 216 pages) : illustrations, map.
Contents: Illustrations; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; Editorial Conventions; Introduction; Part One --
Across the Colonial Matrix; 1.A City of Sojourners and Transients; 2. The Urban Workplace and Street Politics; 3. British Rule and Chinese Valiancy, up to 1926; Part Two --
Republical Canton 1911-38; 4. Evolution of a New Civic Paradigm; 5. Partisan Politics and the 1927 Insurrection; 6. Reforms on the Municipal Agenda in the 1930s; Part Three --
Within A Fast --
Changing Context; 7. Growing Passion for Change, up to 1941; 8. Surviving in the Pacific War, 1937-45.
Series Title: Royal Asiatic Society Hong Kong studies series.
Responsibility: Chi Ming Fung.

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