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By Vaudine England
As introduced in Chapter One, Hong Kong history studies is a small but rich field. Here is an introduction to:
(a) Some Research Guides and Other Bibliographies
(b) Dedicated Reading Lists for the Works of Lethbridge, Smith, Sinn etc.
(c) Priority Reading Suggestions
(d) More Reading Suggestions
(a) RESEARCH GUIDES AND OTHER BIBLIOGRAPHIES:
Birch, Alan, Y.C. Yao, and Elizabeth Sinn. Research materials for Hong Kong Studies. Hong Kong: Centre of Asian Studies, University of Hong Kong, 1984. This dated but useful volume takes the student through all the possibilities for further study in Hong Kong archeology, cartography, village studies, Chinese enterprises, economic and social statistics. It has dedicated chapters on the resources (then) available from the government, the Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank, HKU’s Hung On-to Memorial Library (Special Collections) and the Public Records Office.
Going back in time, early Guides show the pattern of preoccupation among historians of Hong Kong, and can help a new student discover what might interest them most. For example:
1969: Hongkong Studies: A Bibliography. Compiled by M.I. Berkowitz and Eddie K.K. Poon. Department of Extra-Mural Studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong. This has a stated bias towards matters of social science and history and classifies work under the following headings: History and PreHistory, Geography and geology, Culture (Chinese and British), Social Organization (coveting Economic, Education, Politics, Housing, Voluntary and Welfare Organizations, Community Studies, Recreation and Libraries, Government, Medical and Social Welfare), Social Deviance, Social Change.
It also lists previous bibliographies on Hong Kong:
– The 1873 Catalogue of Works in the Morrison Library, City Hall
– The 1962 Bibliography of Social Science Periodicals and Monograph Series
– The 1965 Hong Kong Bibliography by J.M. Braga
1974: Hong Kong, A Social Sciences Bibliography. By David Fu-keung Ip, Chi-keung Leung, Chung-Tong Wu, with assistance of Tse-Fun Chan. Centre of Asian Studies, University of Hong Kong. Though dated, this is most useful for its combination of books and separately listed articles (for example, from the Far Eastern Economic Review), and its inclusion of materials in Chinese, Japanese and even German. Under the ‘General’ heading, many publications are listed which debate Hong Kong’s place in the world in the decades immediately after World War Two, and its future prospects as a colony, as an independent city-state or as a part of China. It has sections on History, Population, Social Stratification and much more. The Family an Marriage section lists the various White Papers and other discussions of marriage laws and customs in Hong Kong. Under Race Relations it mentions just two articles on the Portuguese, two on Indians, and two by Lethbridge, see below.
1975: Hong Kong Bibliography. By the Urban Council Librarian.
This is arranged as if by government department: Accidents and Disasters; Agriculture Fisheries Forestry; Archaeology; Architecture Town Planning; Art Handicraft, etc. …through History; Immigration; Military; Riots and Disturbances; Social Welfare; and more. It takes note of a 1958 Who’s Who by Rola Luzzatto, updated in 1970, and the 1957 Asia Who’s Who by Felix Wu and his 1937 Prominent Chinese in Hong Kong. Under ‘History’, it lists authors from Braga to Tarrant, a large selection of World War Two memoirs of detention and escape, and some now long-forgotten gems such as the 1867 Nicholas Dennys Guide to the Treaty Ports of China and Japan, Thomas Ryan’s Jesuits Under Fire in the Siege of Hong Kong, Skvorzov’s Chinese Ink and Brush Sketches of Prisoner of War Camp Life in Hong Kong, and Robert Ward’s Asia for the Asiatics.
King, Frank H.H. and Prescott Clarke, eds. A Research Guide to China-Coast Newspapers 1822-1911. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1965.
Ting, Joseph S.P. and Susanna L.K. Siu, for the Hong Kong Museum of History. Collected Essays on Various Historical Materials for Hong Kong Studies. Hong Kong: Hong Kong Museum of History/Urban Council 1990. This includes discussion of the usefulness of Grave Memorials as historical documents (by Dr Solomon Bard), of Private Business Letters (by Dr Fok Kai-cheong), poetry and song from the New Territories (Dr Patrick Hase), documents for the sale and transfer of women and children up to 1949 (Dr James Hayes), the war-time records of the Public Records Office (Dr Lau Yun-woo), the war-time postal items and records of Hong Kong (Susanna Lai-kuen Siu), and, the Tung Wah Archives (Dr Elizabeth Sinn). The Journal of the Hong Kong Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society is a treasure trove of learned articles on every aspect of Hong Kong. As a largely voluntary operation its contents vary over time, but many of the most important pieces of work by Carl Smith and others first came to light through these pages. It began its annual publication in the 1960s and continues to this day. An Index exists to the first two decades.
Faure, David, ed. Hong Kong: A Reader in Social History. Hong Kong: Oxford University Press, 2003. This includes articles also found elsewhere, by Hayes, Ting, Tsai, Miners, Lethbridge, Smith, Sinn and Faure.
ON THE HONG KONG STOCK EXCHANGE:
Stock Exchange of Hong Kong History Project (with Dr Elizabeth Sinn and Prof Wong Siu-lun). A Select Bibliography of the Hong Kong Stock Market History. Hong Kong: Stock Exchange of Hong Kong, 1998.
Barrie, Robin and Gretchen Tricker. Shares in Hong Kong. Hong Kong: Stock Exchange of Hong Kong, 1991.
Stock Exchange of Hong Kong. A Profile of the Exchange. Hong Kong: Stock Exchange of Hong Kong, 1980.
Stock Exchange of Hong Kong. History of the Exchange. Hong Kong: Stock Exchange of Hong Kong, 1994.
Centre for Asian Business Cases. The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong: Past, Present and Future. Centre for Asian Business Cases, 2001.
FINDING HONG KONG’S PEOPLE:
Hongkong Almanac and Directory 1846, and 1859, from the China Mail.
The China Directory, 1861, 1867, 1874.
The Chronicle & Directory for China, Japan & the Philippines, Hong Kong, Straits Settlements, Borneo, Dutch East Indies, Burma, etc. 1868 – 1939.
China Mail. Who’s Who in the Far East 1906-7. China Mail, 1907.
Holdsworth, May and Christopher Munn, eds. Dictionary of Hong Kong Biography. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2012.
Lee, P.C. Hongkong Album [a Who’s Who]. First Edition. Hong Kong: Sin Poh Amalgamated (HK), 1960.
Burt, A.R., J.B. Powell, and C. Crow, eds. Biographies of Prominent Chinese. Shanghai: Biographical Publishing, 1925.
(b) DEDICATED READING LISTS FOR THE WORKS OF LETHBRIDGE, SMITH, SINN, etc.:
Lethbridge, Henry J.
Lethbridge, Henry. Hong Kong: Stability and Change, a Collection of Essays. Hong Kong: Oxford University Press, 1978. Lethbridge was the first academic to discuss race, class and caste in Hong Kong. He looked at the evolution of the Po Leung Kuk and Tung Wah groups and District Watch Committees. Also, he is the only one to consider the situation of working class Europeans – poor whites. Favourite essays in this collection include Chapter VII “Caste, Class and Race in Hong Kong before the Japanese Occupation”, Chapter VIII “Condition of the European Working Class in Nineteenth Century Hong Kong”, and, Chapter X “Adventurers in Hong Kong: the Marquis de Mores and David de Mayrena”.
Lethbridge, Henry J. Hard Graft in Hong Kong: Scandal, Corruption, the ICAC. Hong Kong: Oxford University Press, 1985.
Lethbridge, Henry ‘The Yellow Fever’. Far Eastern Economic Review (2 May 1968).
Lethbridge, Henry J. ‘The Best of Both Worlds?’ Far Eastern Economic Review (10 October 1968), 128-130. This reviews the social position of Eurasians in Hong Kong and argues its status is rising.
Lethbridge, Henry. ‘Caste, Class and Race in Hong Kong Before the Japanese Occupation’. In Marjorie Topley, ed. Hong Kong: The Interaction of Traditions and Life in the Towns. Hong Kong: Royal Asiatic Society, Hong Kong Branch, 1975, 42-64. From a Weekend Symposium held 25-26 November 1972.
Smith, Carl T.
Smith, Carl T. Chinese Christians, Elites, Middlemen and the Church in Hong Kong. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, Reprint in the ‘Echoes: Classics of Hong Kong Culture and History’ series, 1985, 2005.
Smith, Carl T. A Sense of History, Studies in the Social and Urban History of Hong Kong. Hong Kong: Hong Kong Educational Publishing, 1995.
Smith, Carl T. ‘English-Educated Chinese Elites in Nineteenth-Century Hong Kong’. In Marjorie Topley, ed. Hong Kong: The Interaction of Traditions and Life in the Towns. Hong Kong: Royal Asiatic Society, Hong Kong Branch, 1975, 65-96. From a Weekend Symposium held 25-26 November 1972.
Smith, Carl T. The Lands Office of the Registrar-General’s Department: A Source for the Social History of the Chinese in Hong Kong. Pamphlet acquired by HK University Special Collections in 1977; HKP 305.895105125 S64.
Smith, Carl T. Articles in the Chung Chi Bulletin (Chung Chi College, Chinese University of Hong Kong):
— ‘The Chinese Settlement of Hong Kong’. 48 (1970), 26-32.
— ‘Early European Buildings in Hong Kong’. 38 (1965), 14-20.
— ‘Commissioner Lin’s Translators’. 42 (1967), 29-36.
— ‘An Early Hong Kong Success Story: Wei Akwong, the Beggar Boy’. 45 (1968), 9-14.
— ‘Ng Akew, One of Hong Kong’s “Protected Women”’. 46 (1969), 13-17.
— ‘The Gillespie Brothers – Early Links Between Hong Kong and California’. 47 (1969), 23-28.
— ‘A Register of Baptized Protestant Chinese 1813-1842’. 49 (1970), 23-26.
— ‘Dr Legge’s Theological School’. 50 (1971), 16-22.
— ‘An Historical Survey of an Overseas Chinese Community, Dayton, Ohio, USA’. 54 (1973), 30-33.
— ‘Idols on a School Hill: The American Board School for Chinese Boys in Singapore, 1835-1842’. 55 (1973), 28-30.
— ‘The Formative Years of the Tong Brothers: Pioneers in the Modernization of China’s Commerce and Industry’. 10:1&2 (1971), 81-95.
Smith, Carl T. ‘Hung Hum: An Early Industrial Village in Old British Kowloon’. Journal of the Hong Kong Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society 15 (1975), 318-324.
Smith, Carl T. ‘Early American Trade in China and Hong Kong: Russell and Company and the Houqua Family’. Hong Kong Amcham 7:7 (1976), 14-17.
Smith, Carl T. ‘Notes on the Earliest Missionaries in Hong Kong’. Ching Feng 19:3&4 (1976), 24-28.
Smith, Carl T. ‘Chan Lai-sun and His Family: A 19th Century China Coast Family‘. Journal of the Hong Kong Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society 16 (1976), 112-116.
Smith, Carl T. ‘Notes on Friends and Relatives of Taiping Leaders’. Journal of the Hong Kong Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society 16 (1976), 117-134.
Smith, Carl T. ‘Visit to Tung Wah Group of Hospitals’ Museum, 2 October 1976‘. Journal of the Hong Kong Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society 16 (1976), 263-280.
Smith, Carl T. ‘A Glance Backward: Auditoria, Artistes and Amateurs in Hong Kong’. In Hong Kong Arts Centre Opening Celebrations (1977), 29-33.
Smith, Carl T. ‘The Early Hong Kong Church and Traditional Chinese Family Patterns’. Ching Feng 20:1 (1977), 52-60.
Smith, Carl T. ‘The Protestant Church and the Improvement of Women’s Status in the 19th Century China’. Ching Feng 20:2 (1977), 109-115.
Smith, Carl T. ‘Sun Yat-sen as a Middle School Student in Hong Kong’. Ching Feng 20:3 (1977), 153-165.
Smith, Carl T. ‘Sun Yat-sen’s Middle School Days in Hong Kong: The Establishment of Alice Memorial Hospital’. Ching Feng 21:2 (1978), 78-94.
Smith, Carl T. ‘Sun Yat-sen’s Baptism and Some Christian Connections’. Ching Feng 22:4 (1979), 170-189.
Smith, Carl T. ‘The Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank Compradors’. In HSBC Conference. Centre of Asia Studies, University of Hong Kong, 1981.
Smith, Carl T. ‘The Chinese Church, Labour and Elites and the Mui Tsai Question in the 1920s’ Journal of the Hong Kong Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society 21 (1981), 91-113.
Smith, Carl T. ‘The Hong Kong Amateur Dramatic Club and Its Predecessors’. Journal of the Hong Kong Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society 22 (1982), 217-251.
Smith, Carl T. ‘A Look at Ching Feng Over the Past Twenty-five Years’. Ching Feng 25:4 (1982), 195-205.
Smith, Carl T. ‘Compradors of Hong Kong Bank’. In Frank H. H. King, ed., Eastern Banking: Essays in the History of the Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation. London: Athlone Press, 1983, 93-111.
Smith, Carl T. ‘The Adaption of the Protestant Church to a Chinese and Colonial Situation’. Ching Feng 26:2&3 (1983), 75-98.
Smith, Carl T. ‘Shamshuipo: From Proprietary Villages to Industrial Urban Complex’. In David Faure, ed. From Village to City: Studies in the Traditional Roots of Hong Kong Society. Hong Kong: Centre of Asian Studies, University of Hong Kong, 1984, 73-105.
Smith, Carl T. ‘Congregational and Visitors’ Registers at Tao Fong Shan’. In Eric J. Sharpe, ed. Karl Ludvig Reichelt: Missionary, Scholar and Pilgrim. Hong Kong: Tao Fong Shan Ecumenical Centre, 1984, 203-206.
Smith, Carl T. ‘Notes for a Visit to the Government Cemetery at Happy Valley’. Journal of the Hong Kong Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society 25 (1985), 17-26.
Smith, Carl T. ‘The German Speaking Community in Hong Kong 1846-1918’. Journal of the Hong Kong Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society 34 (1994), 1-55.
Smith, Carl T. ‘The Wai Sing Lottery and Its Network of Macau, Canton and Hong Kong Capitalists’. In The Rise of Business Corporations in China from Ming to Present. Hong Kong: Centre of Asian Studies, University of Hong Kong, 1996.
Smith, Carl T. ‘Armenian Strands in the Tangled Web of the Opium Trade at Macau and Canton’. In International Symposium on Lin Zexu, the Opium War and Hong Kong (Hong Kong: Lin Shi Shi Zheng Ju Xianggang Li Shi Bo Wu Guan: Lin Zexu Ji Jin Hui: Zhongguo Shi Xue Hui, 1998).
Smith, Carl T. and James Hayes. ‘Nineteenth Century Yaumatei’. In P. H. Hase, ed. In the Heart of the Metropolis: Yaumatei and Its People. Hong Kong: Joint Publishing (H.K.), 1999, 96-109.
Smith, Carl T. ‘Sino-Indian Interactions in the 18th and 19th Centuries: Parsees, Armenians and Muslims in Macao, Guangzhou and Hong Kong’. In Distinguished Fellow Award Ceremony for Rev. Carl T. Smith.The University of Hong Kong: The Hong Kong Culture and Society Programme and China-India Project, Centre of Asian Studies, 2003.
Sinn, Elizabeth, ed. Between East and West, Aspects of Social and Political development in Hong Kong. Hong Kong: Centre of Asian Studies, University of Hong Kong, 1990. This has offerings from James Hayes (Personal Vignettes), Anthony Sweeting (on the reopening of the University of Hong Kong 1942-48), Carl T. Smith (on Wanchai’s search for identity), Richard Irving (on Land Use), Norman Miners (on attempts to abolish the Mui Tsai system), Ming Chan (on the pre-war Labour Movement), Joseph Ting (on Native Chinese Peace Officers in British Hong Kong), Elizabeth Sinn (on regional associations in pre-war Hong Kong), T.L. Lui (on the social organisation of outwork), and David Faure (on the pre-war Rice Trade in Hong Kong.
Sinn, Elizabeth, Wong Siu-lun and Chan Wing-hoi, eds. Rethinking Hong Kong: New Paradigms, New Perspectives. Hong Kong: Centre of Asian Studies, University of Hong Kong, 2009. Here, some of the same writers as above,joined by Wang Gungwu, Bernard Luk, J.Y. Wong and Takeshi Hamashita amongst others, consider the One Country Two Systems model, periphery-centre ideas, schooling and social change, a rethinking of colonialism, Hong Kong geopolitics through the 19th and 20th centuries, Chinese networks, social indicators and migration. All this brings Dr Sinn to a consideration of Hong Kong as an In-Between Place, pp245-305. Also in the back pages is the Publications Catalogue of the Centre of Asian Studies. New students of Hong Kong might like to know that the Centre has since morphed into the HKU’s Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences (http://www.hkihss.hku.hk/en/home/index.html).
Sinn, Elizabeth. Hong Kong, British Crown Colony, Revisited. Hong Kong: Centre of Asian Studies, Hong Kong University Press, 2001. This has contributions from Denis Bray, David Akers-Jones, James Hayes, Ian McPherson and Patrick Hase on being a Cadet and/or District Officer and working in various aspects of colonial administration.
Sinn, Elizabeth. Power and Charity – The Early History of the Tung Wah Hospital, Hong Kong. Hong Kong: Hong Kong: Oxford University Press, 1989.
Sinn, Elizabeth. Growing with Hong Kong, the Bank of East Asia 1919-1994. Hong Kong: Bank of East Asia/HK University Press, 1994.
Sinn, Elizabeth. ‘Emigration from Hong Kong before 1941.’ In Ronald Skeldon, ed. Emigration from Hong Kong: Tendencies and Impacts. Hong Kong: Chinese University Press, 1996.
Sinn, Elizabeth. Pacific Crossing: California Gold, Chinese Migration, and the Making of Hong Kong. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2013.
(c) PRIORITY READING SUGGESTIONS:
Carroll, John, Edge of Empire, Chinese Elites and British Colonials in Hong Kong. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, Reprint in the ‘Echoes: Classics of Hong Kong Culture and History’ series, 2005, 2007.
Carroll, John. A Concise History of Hong Kong. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2007.
Chan, W.K. The Making of Hong Kong Society – Three Studies of Class Formation in Early Hong Kong. [Jardine Matheson, The Tung Wah Group, Labourers and the Seamen’s Strike] Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1991.
Eitel, E.J. Europe in China, with an Introduction by H.J. Lethbridge. Hong Kong: Oxford University Press, 1983 (1st ed kelly & Walsh 1895.)
Munn, Christopher. Anglo-China, Chinese People and British Rule in Hong Kong 1841-1880. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, Echoes 2009.
Ngo Tak-wing. Hong Kong’s History, State and Society Under Colonial Rule. London: Routledge, 1999.
Norton-Kyshe, James William. The History of the Law and Courts of Hong Kong, Tracing Consular Jurisdiction in China and Japan, and Including Parliamentary Debates, and the Rise, Progress, and Successive Changes in the Various Public Institutions of the Colony from the Earliest Period to the Present Time. 2 Volumes, London, 1898. Reprinted Hong Kong: Vetch and Lee Limited, 1971.
Tsai Jung-Fang. Hong Kong in Chinese History – Community and Social Unrest in the British Colony 1842-1913. New York: Columbia University Press, 1993. This unique study of disorder in Hong Kong gives important insights into the growth of a Hong Kong-Chinese community. It shows the Chinese community under Alien Rule in nineteenth century Hong Kong; the place of Coolies, popular insurrection during the 1884 Sino-French War, Coolie Unrest and Elitist nationalism 1887-1900, the anti-American Boycott of 1905-6, anti-Japanese Boycott and Riot of 1908, Hong Kong’s part in the Chinese Revolution of 1911-12 and the Hong Kong Tramway Boycott of 1912-13. A vital part of Hong Kong’s historical record.
Abbas, Ackbar. Hong Kong: The Culture of Disappearance. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1997.
Banham, Tony. Not the Slightest Chance: The Defence of Hong Kong, 1941. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2003.
Bard, Solomon. Traders of Hong Kong: Some Foreign Merchant Houses, 1841-1899. Hong Kong: Urban Council, 1993. A very useful summary of the wide range of foreigners, from Germans and Americans to Armenians, Parsees and Jews.
Bard, Solomon. Voices from the Past, Hong Kong 1842-1918. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2002.
Birch, Alan, and Martin Cole. Captive Years: The Occupation of Hong Kong, 1941-45. Hong Kong: Heinemann Asia, 1982.
Bonavia, David. Hong Kong 1997. Kent UK: Columbus Books, 1985.
Booth, Martin. Opium, A History. London: Simon & Schuster, 1996.
Bowring, Philip and Robert Cottrell. The Carrian File. Hong Kong: The Far Eastern Economic Review, 1984.
Braga, J.M. Hong Kong Business Symposium, A Compilation of Authoritative Views on the Administration, Commerce and Resources of Britain’s Far Eastern Outpost. Hong Kong: South China Morning Post, 1957.
Brown, Judith M., and Rosemary Foot, eds. Hong Kong’s Transitions, 1842-1997. London: Macmillan, 1997.
Cameron, Nigel. Hong Kong The Cultured Pearl. Hong Kong: Oxford University Press, 1978.
Cameron, Nigel. The Illustrated History of Hong Kong. Hong Kong: Oxford University Press, 1991.
Cameron, Nigel. The Hongkong Land Company Ltd, A Brief History. Hong Kong: The Hongkong Land Co., 1979.
Cameron, Nigel. The Milky Way, The History of Dairy Farm. Hong Kong: The Dairy Farm Company, 1986.
Cameron, Nigel. The Mandarin Hotel. Hong Kong: The Mandarin Hotel, 1984, 1989.
Chalkley, Alan (& Robin Barrie). Adventures and Perils, The First 150 Years of Union Insurance Society of Canton, Ltd. Hong Kong: Ogilvy & Mather Public Relations (Asia), 1985.
Chambers, Gillian. Eastern Waters Eastern Winds, A History of the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club. Hong Kong: Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club/Watermark Studios Limited, 1993.
Chambers, Gillian. Supertrader – The Story of Trade Development in Hong Kong. Hong Kong: Hong Kong Trade Development Council, 1989.
Chan Kiu. Chan Kiu Times 20 [Photographs 1959-1979]. Hong Kong: South China Morning Post, 1979.
Chambers, Gillian and Lambot, Ian. One Queen’s Road Central, The Headquarters of Hongkong Bank Since 1864. Hongkong Bank, 1986.
Chan, Ming K. ‘The Legacy of the British Administration of Hong Kong: A View from Hong Kong’. China Quarterly 151 (September 1997), 567-82.
Chan, Ming K., ed. Precarious Balance: Hong Kong Between China and Britain, 1842-1992. Armonk: Sharpe, 1994.
Chan Sui-jeung. East River Column, Hong Kong Guerrillas in the Second World War and After. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press/RAS HK Studies Series, 2009.
Cheng, Joseph Y.S, ed. Hong Kong: In Search of a Future. Hong Kong: Oxford University Press, 1984.
Cheung, Gary Ka-wai. Hong Kong’s Watershed – The 1967 Riots. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2009.
Ching, Henry. Pow Mah, A Historical Sketch of Horse and Pony Racing in Hong Kong and of the Royal Hong Kong Jockey Club. Hong Kong: Royal Hong Kong Jockey Club, Col HBL Dowbiggin, 1965.
Chung, Stephanie Po-yin. Chinese Business Groups in Hong Kong and Political Change in South China, 1900-25. Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1998.
Coates, Austin. China Races. Hong Kong: Oxford in Asia Paperbacks, 1983, 1994.
Coates, Austin. City of Broken Promises. (1st ed 1967) Hong Kong: Oxford University Press, 1987/1995.
Coates, Austin. Macao and the British. (1st ed 1966) Hong Kong: Oxford University Press, 1988/89.
Coates, Austin. Quick Tidings of Hong Kong. Hong Kong: Oxford University Press, 1990, 1st ed.
Coates, Austin. Whampoa, Ships on the Shore. Hong Kong: Hongkong & Whampoa Dock Company, 1980.
Coates, Austin. A Mountain of Light, The Story of The Hongkong Electric Company. London: Heinemann Educational Books (Asia), 1977.
Collis, Maurice. Foreign Mud (Anglo-Chinese Opium War). (1st ed London: Faber & Faber, 1946) Singapore: Graham Brash (Pte), 1980.
Cottrell, Robert. The End of Hong Kong, The Secret Diplomacy of Imperial Retreat. London: John Murray, 1993.
Daily, Christopher A. Robert Morrison and the Protestant Plan for China. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press/RAS HK Studies Series, 2013
Drage, Charles. Taikoo. London: Constable, 1970.
Endacott, G.B. A History of Hong Kong. Hong Kong: Oxford in Asia Paperbacks, 1964/1982.
Endacott, G.B. A Biographical Sketch-Book of Early Hong Kong. Singapore: Eastern Universities Press, 1962. Reprint with new Introduction by John Carroll, Hong Kong University Press, 2005.
Endacott, G.B. An Eastern Entrepot: A Collection of Documents Illustrating the History of Hong Kong. London: Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, 1964.
Endacott, G.B. Government and People in Hong Kong 1841-1862: A Constitutional History. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 1964.
Endacott, G.B. Hong Kong Eclipse. Edited with new material by Alan Birch. Hong Kong: Oxford University Press, 1978.
England, Joe. Hong Kong: Britain’s Responsibility. London: Fabian Society, Fabian Research Series 324, 1976.
England, Joe, and John Rear. Chinese Labour Under British Rule: A Critical Study of Labour relations and Law in Hong Kong. Hong Kong: Oxford University Press, 1975.
Enright, Michael, Scott, Edith E., Chang Ka-mun. Regional Powerhouse, the Greater Pearl River Delta and the Rise of China. Singapore: John Wiley & Sons (Asia) Pte, 2005.
Epistola, S.V. Hong Kong Junta. Diliman, Quezon City: University of the Philippines Press, 1996.
Fairbank, John King. Trade and Diplomacy on the China Coast – The Opening of the Treaty Ports 1842-1854. Stanford: Stanford University Press 1953, 1969.
Feldwick, W. Present Day Impressions of the Far East and Prominent Chinese at Home and Abroad: The History, People, Commerce, Industries, and Resources of China, Hongkong, Indo-China, Malaya, and Netherlands India. London: Globe Encyclopaedia, 1917.
Garrett, Valerie M. Heaven Is High, the Emperor Far Away, Merchants and Mandarins in Old Canton. Hong Kong: Oxford University Press, 2002.
Ghose, TK. The Banking System of Hong Kong. Singapore: Butterworths, 1987.
Gill, Ranjit. The Carrian Saga. PJ, Malaysia: Pelanduk Publications, 1985.
Gillingham, Paul. At the Peak, Hong Kong Between the Wars. Hong Kong: Macmillan Publishers, 1983.
Goodstadt, Leo. Poverty in the Midst of Affluence – How Hong Kong Mismanaged Its Prosperity. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2013.
Graham, John. The Lowe Bingham Story 1902-1977. No pub. data.
Guest, Capt Freddie. Escape from the Bloodied Sun. London: Jarrolds Publishers, 1956, 1st ed.
Hacker, Arthur. Hacker’s Hong Kong. Hong Kong: Gareth Powell and Ted Thomas, 1976.
Hacker, Arthur. Hong Kong A Rare Photographic Record of the 1860s. Hong Kong: Wattis Fine Art, 1997.
Hacker, Arthur. Wanchai. Hong Kong: Odyssey Publication, 1997.
Hacker, Arthur. British Hong Kong, Fact and Fable. Hong Kong: Lanyon Lanyon, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 2006.
Hacker, Arthur. China Illustrated – Western Views of the Middle Kingdom. Hong Kong: Tuttle Publishing, imprint of Periplus Editions (HK), 2004.
Hacker, Arthur. The Hong Kong Visitors Book – A Historical Who’s Who. Hong Kong: Odyssey Publication/The Guide Book Co., 1997
Hall, Elvajean. Hong Kong. USA: Rand McNally & Company, 1967.
Hamilton, Sheilah E. Watching Over Hong Kong, Private Policing 1841-1941. Hong Kong: Royal Asiatic Society HK Studies Series, Hong Kong University Press, 2008.
Hase, Patrick H. The Six-Day War of 1899 – Hong Kong in the Age of Imperialism. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, Royal Asiatic Society Hong Kong Studies Series, 2008.
Ho, Faith, C.S. The Silent Protector, A Short Centennial History of Hong Kong’s Bacteriological Institute. Hong Kong: Hong Kong Museum of medical Sciences Society, 2006.
Hoe, Susanna. The Private Life of Old Hong Kong, Western Women in the British Colony, 1841-1941. Hong Kong: Oxford University Press, 1991.
Hoe, Susanna and Derek Roebuck. The Taking of Hong Kong: Charles and Clara Elliot in China Waters. Richmond: Curzon, 1999.
Holdsworth, May and Courtauld, Caroline. The Hong Kong Story. Hong Kong: Oxford University Press, 1997.
Hong Kong Belongers Association. Viewpoint. November 1981.
Hong Kong Telegraph. The Corner in Ropes, the History of the ‘Corner’, Together with a Report of the Sensational Trial, Potts vs Rustomjee. The Hong Kong Telegraph, 16th July, 1889.
Hong Kong Society for the Protection of Children. The Hongkong Cookery Book. 1st ed 8th September 1921. Hong Kong: Hong Kong Society for the Protection of Children, Sept 1989.
Hughes, Richard. Borrowed Place Borrowed Time – Hong Kong and Its Many Faces. London: Andre Deutsch, 1968.
Hunter, William C. An American in Canton (1825-44). Published originally as The ‘Fan Kwae’ at Canton Before Treaty Days (1825-44) and Bits of Old China. Hong Kong: Derwent Communications, 1994.
Hutcheon, Robin. The Blue Flame, 125 Years of Towngas in Hong Kong. Hong Kong: The Hong Kong and China Gas Company, 1987.
Hutcheon, Robin. The Merchants of Shameen, The Story of Deacon & Co. Hong Kong: Deacon & Co., 1990.
Hutcheon, Robin. SCMP, The First Eighty Years. Hong Kong: South China Morning Post, 1983.
Hutcheon, Robin. Wharf, the First Hundred Years. Hong Kong: The Wharf (Holdings), 1986.
Information Services Department. 50 Years of Dedicated Information Services. Hong Kong Government, 2009.
Jarvie, I.C. and Joseph Agassi, editors. Hong Kong: Society in Transition. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1969.
Keswick, Maggie, Revised and Updated by Clara Weatherall. The Thistle and the Jade, A Celebration of 175 Years of Jardine Matheson. London: Jardine Matheson/Frances Lincoln, 1982, 2008.
King, Frank H.H. The History of the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation. 4 Vols. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1987-1990.
King, Ambrose Y.C. and Rance P.L. Lee, eds. Social Life and Development in Hong Kong. Hong Kong: Chinese University Press, 1981.
Ko Tim Keung, and Wordie, Jason. Ruins of War, A Guide to Hong Kong’s Battlefields and Wartime Sites. Hong Kong: Joint Publishing, 1996.
Kwong Chi Man and Tsoi Yiu Lun. Eastern Fortress: A Military History of Hong Kong 1840-1970. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2014.
Lau, C.K. Hong Kong’s Colonial Legacy, A Hong Kong Chinese’s View of the British Heritage. Hong Kong: The Chinese University Press, 1997.
Lawrence, Anthony (and Fred Armentrout). The Taipan Traders. Hong Kong: FormAsia, 1986.
Lim, Patricia. Forgotten Souls – A Social History of the Hong Kong Cemetery. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press/Royal Asiatic Society Hong Kong Studies Series, 2011. This is seriously useful; a great deal of social background and biographical information about people buried there.
Lo Hsiang-lin. Hong Kong and Its External Communications Before 1842: The History of Hong Kong Prior to the British Arrival. Hong Kong: Institute of Chinese Culture, 1963.
Lo Hsiang-lin. The Role of Hong Kong in the Cultural Interchange Between East and West. Tokyo: Centre for East Asian Studies, 1963.
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