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Edge of Empires : Chinese Elites and British Colonials in Hong Kong

Author: John M Carroll
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press, [2009] ©2005
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Edge of Empires, Carroll situates Hong Kong squarely within the framework of both Chinese and British colonial history, while exploring larger questions about the meaning and implications of colonialism in modern history.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John M Carroll
ISBN: 9780674029231 0674029232
OCLC Number: 979739798
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Frontmatter --
Contents --
Acknowledgments --
Note on Romanization --
Introduction --
1. Colonialism and Collaboration: Chinese Subjects and the Making of British Hong Kong --
2. A Better Class of Chinese: Building the Emporium of the East --
3. Strategic Balance: Status and Respect in the Colonial Context --
4. A Place of Their Own: Clubs and Associations --
5. Nationalism and Identity: The Case of Ho Kai --
6. Preserving Hong Kong: The Strike-Boycott of 1925-1926 --
7. Transforming the Barren Island: The 1941 Centenary --
Conclusion --
Notes --
Selected Bibliography --
Index
Responsibility: John M. Carroll.
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