Journals Higher Education



Published: 10 February 2022

288 Pages | More than 40 black and white figures/maps


ISBN: 9780192845740

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Hongkongers in the British Armed Forces, 1860-1997

Chi Man Kwong

  • Offers the first systematic study of the experience of the Hong Kong servicemen in the British armed forces during the colonial period
  • Discusses the agency and unique historical experience of Hongkongers in modern history
  • Shows the diversity of Hong Kong society and culture
  • Reveals the complexity of the issue of identity in colonial Hong Kong
  • Offers an in-depth discussion of the British armed forces as a multi-ethnic force during the modern times
  • Includes previously unknown details about Hong Kong during the two world wars