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The Eurasians

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/9789622099906.003.0027
The Eurasians

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This chapter discusses several notable Eurasians whose graves can be found in the Hong Kong Cemetery. The Eurasian minority during the first three decades of the British rule were composed mostly of children born to Chinese mothers and European fathers. The discussion also highlights the difficulties encountered by European-Chinese couples.

Keywords: Eurasians; minority; British rule; children; European-Chinese couples

Chapter.  3853 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Society and Culture

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