Contemporary History in Context

Hong Kong, Empire and the Anglo-American Alliance

Authors: Whitfield, A.

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The surrender of Hong Kong to the Japanese in December 1941 started the collapse of British power in the Far East. Disproportionate to its small size, the colony became critical in Britain's battle to retain her Empire. Ironically, the threat to British sovereignty came not from Japan, but her own allies, America and China. New light is shed on the multi-faceted Anglo-American relationship, the significance of Britain's 'imperial mentality', and China's claim to the colony.

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ANDREW WHITFIELD researched the book in the UK, Hong Kong and the USA. He now lives in London and works for the British government in Whitehall.

Table of contents (12 chapters)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Hong Kong, Empire and the Anglo-American Alliance
Authors
Series Title
Contemporary History in Context
Copyright
2001
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-4039-1397-5
DOI
10.1057/9781403913975
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-333-79333-6
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-41969-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 266
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