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A modern history of Hong Kong

£29.99

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From a little-known fishing community at the periphery of China, Hong Kong developed into one of the world's most spectacular and cosmopolitan metropoles after a century and a half of British imperial rule. This history of Hong Kong - from its occupation by the British in 1841 to its return to Chinese sovereignty in 1997 - includes the foundation of modern Hong Kong; its developments as an imperial outpost, its transformation into the "pearl" of the British Empire and of the Orient and the events leading to the end of British rule.

Size: 24x16cm
The corner of the front end page has been cut off and a date is written on that page, otherwise book is as new.

Item details

Author(s):
Tsang, Steve
Condition:
Fine
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9781860641848
Publisher:
I.B. Tauris

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From a little-known fishing community at the periphery of China, Hong Kong developed into one of the world's most spectacular and cosmopolitan metropoles after a century and a half of British imperial rule. This history of Hong Kong - from its occupation by the British in 1841 to its return to Chinese sovereignty in 1997 - includes the foundation of modern Hong Kong; its developments as an imperial outpost, its transformation into the "pearl" of the British Empire and of the Orient and the events leading to the end of British rule.

Size: 24x16cm
The corner of the front end page has been cut off and a date is written on that page, otherwise book is as new.

Author(s):
Tsang, Steve
Condition:
Fine
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9781860641848
Publisher:
I.B. Tauris

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