Welsh, Frank A History of Hong Kong

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A History of Hong Kong

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No territory in the world has a more vivid and tumultuous history, square mile for square mile, as Hong Kong. It is, or has been, the greatest entreport in the world, the base for the great trading companies of the Far East, the headquarters of half the international crooks in the world and the site of great fortunes lost and won. This book provides a historical background to understanding the present condition of Hong Kong.

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Frank Welsh was born in Washington, County Durham, and educated at Magdalene College, Cambridge. He has had a varied career in international business and banking, including service on the boards of nationalised industries and as a member of the Royal Commission on the National Health Service. His books include ‘The Profit of the State’, ‘Uneasy City’, ‘Building the Trireme’ and ‘A History of Hong Kong’. Frank Welsh lives in France and England.

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