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History of Hong Kong


The History of Hong Kong, a coastal island located off the southern coast of China, began with its incorporation into the erstwhile Chinese empire during the Qin ...

History | Hong Kong Tourism Board


Hong Kong's rich history, with its interesting tales of marauding pirates, powerful clans and European traders, has helped carve out its future as Asia's world city.

History of Hong Kong - Lonely Planet Travel Information


History. In the very long scale of history, Hong Kong as we know it today has existed for a mere blink of an eye. But there was a lot going on in the region before ...

Hong Kong ceded to the British - Jan 20, 1841 - HISTORY.com


On this day in History, Hong Kong ceded to the British on Jan 20, 1841. Learn more about what happened today on History.

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Feb 5, 2014 ... An excellent documentary about Hong Kong's fascinating history right before Hong Kong's 1997 return to Chinese sovereignty. The film was ...

1898 and all that—a brief history of Hong Kong - The Economist


Jun 26, 1997 ... IN 1839 China clamped down on the hugely profitable trade in Indian opium, conducted largely in British ships. But the subsequent opium war ...

Economic History of Hong Kong - EH.net


Hong Kong's economic and political history has been primarily determined by its geographical location. The territory of Hong Kong is comprised of two main ...

Protests in Hong Kong: A Brief History | TIME


Sep 29, 2014 ... The uprising that sprang into action in Hong Kong this week is part of a long history of political conflict in the region.

A History of Hong Kong: Frank Welsh: 9780006388715 - Amazon.com


A History of Hong Kong [Frank Welsh] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In 1842 a barren island was reluctantly ceded by China to an ...

Amazon.com: A Modern History of Hong Kong (9781845114190 ...


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Hong Kong Background
Occupied By The Uk In 1841, Hong Kong Was Formally Ceded By China The Following Year; Various Adjacent Lands Were Added Later In The 19Th Century
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Key Events and Dates in Hong Kong's History--From Founding of Country Up To ... Prior to the arrival of the British, Hong Kong was a small fishing community ...

Hong Kong profile - Timeline - BBC News


A chronology of key events in the history of Hong Kong from 1842 to the present.

Hong Kong: Maps, History, Geography, Government, Culture, Facts ...


Information on Hong Kong — geography, history, politics, government, economy, population statistics, culture, religion, languages, largest cities.