Hong Kong in Chinese History: Community and Social Unrest in the British Colony, 1842-1913
This historical study traces unrest and social transformation in Hong Kong and explores how merchants, the intelligentsia and labourers played important roles in China's social and political movements from the mid-19th century until the first years of the Chinese Republic.
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The Making of an Entrepôt
The Chinese Community
THREE The Chinese Community in a Colonial Situation
FOUR Coolies in the British Colony
FIVE Popular Insurrection in 1884 During the
SIX Coolie Unrest and Elitist Nationalism 18871900
EIGHT The AntiJapanese Boycott and Riot in 1908
actions activities American arrested Association August became better boat boycott British colonial called Canton Cantonese capital cargo cause chair Chang Chang Chih-tung China Mail Chinese community Chinese merchants close colonial authorities colonial government colony's Company comprador concern coolies crowd cultural Daily Press December demand dialect district dollars economic elite European firms force foreign French Governor groups guild Hong Kong Hospital Hua-tzu jih-pao hundred important interests January Japanese joined July Kwangtung labor leaders leading living major March meeting ment movement nationalist native November October October 24 officials organized patriotism police political popular population port Post promote protect relations Report residents revolutionaries riots rule served social Society sought street strike thousand tion took trade Triads Tung Wah various Western workers