A Modern History of Hong Kong



English | ISBN: 1845114191 | 2007 | PDF | 349 pages | 3,45 Mb


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.

Based on extensive research in British and Chinese sources, both official and private, the book addresses the changing relations between the local Chinese and the expatriate communities in 156 years of British rule, and the emergence of a local identity. It ends with a critical but dispassionate examination of Hong Kong's transition from a British Crown Colony to a Chinese Special Administrative Region.

Download:

http://longfiles.com/wherxfr1y2mt/1845114191.pdf.html

[Fast Download] A Modern History of Hong Kong


Ebooks related to "A Modern History of Hong Kong" :
21st Century Ellis: Operational Art and Strategic Prophecy for the Modern Era
Bergen Belsen Camp: Trial of Josef Kramer and 44 others
The Mossad: Six Landmark Missions of the Israeli Intelligence Agency, 1960-1990
The Tank Factory: British Military Vehicle Development and the Chobham Establishment
Compendium by Armada Modern Soldier Programmes
German Helmets Of The Second World War: Vol. 2
OSPREY. Battle Orders Series #006
Polish Armies of the Partitions 1770-1794 (Osprey Men-at-Arms 485)
Health Care and Poor Relief in Counter-Reformation Europe
Culture and Security: The Reconstruction of Security in the Post-Cold War Era (The New International
Copyright Disclaimer:
This site does not store any files on its server. We only index and link to content provided by other sites. Please contact the content providers to delete copyright contents if any and email us, we'll remove relevant links or contents immediately.