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The Americans

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/9789622099906.003.0012
The Americans

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This chapter discusses the Americans in Hong Kong. It begins with a discussion of American navy sailors, who were members of the largest American fleet ever assembled during the time. It then looks at the different American businesses in Hong Kong, which ranged from merchant houses to smaller-scale businesses.

Keywords: Americans; navy sailors; American Fleet; merchant houses; business

Chapter.  1946 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Society and Culture

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