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Chinese Christians : élites, middlemen, and the church in Hong Kong

Author: Carl T Smith; Hong Kong Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society.
Publisher: Hong Kong ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The establishment and development of the Chinese Christian community in Hong Kong during the 19th century was instrumental in promoting foreign trade and commerce in China. Educated in Western culture and versed in the English language by missionaries, the Chinese Christian was a person who stood between two cultures. This book examines the history of Chinese Christians, many of whom became middlemen to the Western  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Church history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Smith, Carl T.
Chinese Christians.
Hong Kong ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1985
(OCoLC)569400914
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carl T Smith; Hong Kong Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society.
ISBN: 0195839730 9780195839739
OCLC Number: 13447064
Notes: "Published to mark the twenty-fifth anniversary of the founding of the Hong Kong Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society."
Description: xvii, 252 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Carl T. Smith ; with a foreword by James Hayes.
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Published to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hong Kong branch of the Royal Asiatic Society, this book traces the history of the Chinese Christian community in Hong Kong.  Read more...

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