1st Edition

Chinese People and British Rule in Hong Kong, 1841-1880

ISBN 9780700712984
Published October 11, 2001 by Routledge
488 Pages

USD $215.00

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Book Description

A study of the first three decades of British rule in Hong Kong, focusing on the troubled and controversial process of establishing a British colony at Hong Kong and on the reception of British rule by people in the region.


'Extraordinarily well-researched, the book contains a great wealth of information. Christopher Munn's book is an important contribution to scholarship; it greatly advances our knowledge of the relations between Chinese and Europeans in the 1840s-1870s. All those interested in the history of Hong Kong should read this splendid work.' - The China Review

'Superb...an impressive achievement.' - China Perspectives