Hong Kong: A short history of the colony and an outline of the present political situation in China. Third edition. Revised.
Hong Kong: A short history of the colony and an outline of the present political situation in China. Third edition. Revised.

Hong Kong: A short history of the colony and an outline of the present political situation in China. Third edition. Revised.

Hong Kong: The Publicity Bureau for South China, Hong Kong, [1928]. 8vo, pp. [2], 86; original tan printed paper-covered boards with green leather spine; gilt lettering on spine; 1 folding photographic plate; covers a bit rubbed; spine extremities chipped; otherwise very good. The book contains a panoramic photograph of the habor of Hong Kong. The text discusses major historical events, trade arrangements, and British involvement in East Asian politics. The history provided is clearly tailored for the benefit of British propaganda, as the first sentence claims that "Hong Kong [had] no history prior to its occupation by the British." Similar statements can be found throughout the text. Item #56963

Price: $300.00

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