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Tradesmen, Artisans and Small-Scale Businessmen

Patricia Lim

in Forgotten Souls

Published by Hong Kong University Press

Published in print January 2011 | ISBN: 9789622099906
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9789882207714 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5790/hongkong/9789622099906.003.0009
Tradesmen, Artisans and Small-Scale Businessmen

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This chapter discusses the tradesmen, artisans, and the small-scale businessmen who came to Hong Kong in an attempt to establish businesses in the country. Most of these travelers had a sea-faring background, and were Scottish and Irish adventurers, but many were Americans and French. This chapter also looks at their lifestyles and cites several notable tradesmen, small-scale businessmen, and artisans.

Keywords: tradesmen; artisans; small-scale businessmen; sea-faring background; lifestyles

Chapter.  10895 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Society and Culture

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