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biographical sketch - book of early Hong Kong

G. B. Endacott

biographical sketch - book of early Hong Kong

by G. B. Endacott

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Published by Donald Moore in Singapore .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementG.B. Endacott.
The Physical Object
Pagination171p.
Number of Pages171
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20710182M

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Biographical sketch - book of early Hong Kong by G. B. Endacott Download PDF EPUB FB2

The biographical essays in this book – first published in – give a sharp and fascinating picture of some of the Europeans who helped establish the colony of Hong Kong and lived through its early years.

These men (and one woman) worked and lived in times when Hong Kong was plagued by economic depression, piracy, crime and by: 7.

Eastern Uni Press Ltd., Dustjacket. Name on front pastedown. Dj torn & chipped. b/w plates. Good copy. 1st ed. This is a biographical sketch of Hong Kong from the beginning of British administration ofthe Hong Kong region from onwards.

It contains short biographies of the people who help found Hong Kong. Seller Inventory # The biographical essays in this book - first published in - give a sharp and fascinating picture of some of the Europeans who helped establish the colony of Hong Kong and lived through its early years.

These men (and one woman) worked and lived in times when Hong Kong was plagued by economic depression, piracy, crime and disease. The biographical essays in this book—first published in —give a sharp and fascinating picture of some of the Europeans who helped establish the colony of Hong Kong and lived through its early years.

These men (and one woman) worked and lived in times when Hong Kong was plagued by economic depression, piracy, crime and disease. A Biographical Sketch-book of Early Hong Kong and A History of Hong Kong (), which for decades remained the definitive English-language history of Hong Kong, Endacott praised Charles Elliot's remarkable restraint in the first Opium War.

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The book explores Hong Kong as a place with a unique identity, yet also a crossroads where Chinese history, British colonial history, and world history intersect.

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