Tales of Old Hong Kong

Tales of Old Hong Kong

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A collection of historical odds and ends - stories, quotations, cartoons, postcards and drawings - recount in thrilling detail how a 'barren rock' seemingly destined to fail rose to become one of the richest trading outposts in Asia.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 178 pages
  • 144.78 x 208.28 x 15.24mm | 249.48g
  • Hong Kong, China
  • English
  • B&W throughout
  • 9881866723
  • 9789881866721
  • 278,229

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"Captures brilliantly the freewheeling atmosphere of old Hong Kong in all its illicit glory." --James Kynge, author, China Shakes the World "What a delight! This book is a thoroughly amusing retelling of some of Hong Kong's most outrageous moments. There's a feast inside." --Andrew Browne, China editor, Wall Street Journal
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About Derek Sandhaus

Derek Sandhaus was born in Overland Park, Kansas and studied philosophy at Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts. He has written on Chinese history for magazines, blogs, and podcasts. He is the editor of Decadence Mandchoue and the author of Tales of Old Peking.
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