A History of Hong Kong

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In 1842 a "barren island" was reluctantly ceded by China to an unenthusiastic Britain. "Hong Kong", grumbled Palmerston, "will never be a mart of trade". But from the outset the new colony prospered, its early growth owing much to the energy and reso ...Continua
張小張・Cons
Ha scritto il 01/08/07
2/3 of the book is pre-1900. It's killing me. It's actually not the history of Hong Kong. It's "History of Sino-anglo relation with reference to the development of Hong Kong". Could also be taken as a case example on how British rules its colonies....Continua
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