An eastern entrepot; a collection of documents illustrating the history of Hong Kong, by G.B. Endacott.

Author
Endacott, G. B. [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
London, H.M. Stationery Off., 1964.
Description
xxiv, 293 pages 2 folded color maps 25 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Series
  • Overseas research publication ; no. 4. [More in this series]
  • Great Britain Department of Technical Co-operation. Overseas research publication no. 4
Summary note
Historical documents showing development of Hong Kong, and role of British and Chinese enterprise in building economic fortunes of this British Colony.
Contents
Grievances at Canton and the founding of Hong Kong -- The treaty ports and Hong Kong -- The opium trade -- Early disappointment over Hong Kong -- Growth of the entrepot trade -- Currency and finance -- Constitutional arrangements and the influence of merchant opinion -- Extension and boundaries.
LCCN
64007140
OCLC
2196501
RCP
C - S