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Victoria City and Its European Inhabitants

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/9789622099906.003.0016
Victoria City and Its European Inhabitants

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This chapter discusses those who lived and made their mark in Hong Kong between 1861 and 1875, even if they died outside the period. It includes only those names that are well known or useful as evidence in particular cases. The chapter looks at the founding of the Central School in 1861, the reform of the police force, and the establishment of the Hongkong & Shanghai Bank. The reputation of Hong Kong and Victoria City are also discussed.

Keywords: well known; Central School; reform; police force; Hongkong & Shanghai Bank; reputation; Victoria City

Chapter.  8791 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Society and Culture

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