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The Six-Day War of 1899 : Hong Kong in the Age of Imperialism
by Patrick H. Hase




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In 1899, a year after the Convention of Peking leased the New Territories to Britain, the British moved to establish control. This triggered resistance by some of the population of the New Territories. There ensued six days of fighting with heavy Chinese casualties. This truly forgotten war has been thoroughly researched for the first time and recounted in lively style by Patrick Hase, an expert on the people and history of the New Territories.

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Overview

In 1899, a year after the Convention of Peking leased the New Territories to Britain, the British moved to establish control. This triggered resistance by some of the population of the New Territories. There ensued six days of fighting with heavy Chinese casualties. This truly forgotten war has been thoroughly researched for the first time and recounted in lively style by Patrick Hase, an expert on the people and history of the New Territories.


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  • ISBN-13: 9789888139545
  • ISBN-10: 9888139541
  • Publisher: Hong Kong University Press
  • Publish Date: April 2008
  • Page Count: 276
  • Dimensions: 8.9 x 5.9 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds

Series: Royal Asiatic Society Hong Kong Studies

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