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Hong Kong, Empire and the Anglo-American Alliance.

Author: A Whitfield
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2001.
Series: Contemporary History in Context S.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The surrender of Hong Kong to the Japanese in December 1941 started the collapse of British power in the Far East. Disproportionate to its small size, the colony became critical in Britain's battle to retain her Empire. Ironically, the threat to British sovereignty came not from Japan, but her own allies, America and China. New light is shed on the multi-faceted Anglo-American relationship, the significance of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: A Whitfield
ISBN: 9781403913975 1403913978 1280249897 9781280249891 9781349419692 1349419699
OCLC Number: 437211994
Description: 1 online resource (279 pages).
Contents: Cover; Contents; General Editor's Preface; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; Chronology; Maps; Introduction; 1 Return and Departure: the Fall and Recapture of Hong Kong, 1941 and 1945; 2 The Meaning of Empire: Imperial Consensus, Whitehall and Hong Kong; 3 The Anglo-American Relationship at War, 1941-45; 4 An Empire Brought into Question, 1942; 5 China Claims Hong Kong, 1942-43; 6 London's Hong Kong Planning, 1943-44; 7 Anglo-American Military Strategy in the Far East, 1942-44; 8 The Cairo Conference. 9 Hard Choices: Yalta, the Death of a President and San Francisco, November 1944-June 194510 Return of the Empire: the Defeat of Japan, July-September 1945; Conclusion; Epilogue; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Contemporary History in Context S.

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The surrender of Hong Kong to the Japanese in December 1941 started the collapse of British power in the Far East. New light is shed on the multi-faceted Anglo-American relationship, the significance  Read more...

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