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The taipans, Hong Kong's merchant princes / Colin N. Crisswell.


Hong Kong ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1981.
ISBN 0195853733, 0195804953, 9780195804959, 9780195853735

Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
American
LIB stacks
HF3864.H63 C85 Available Request
Georgetown
Off-Campus Shelving
HF3852 .C74 Available Request
Subjects China -- Hong Kong.
Commerce.
Hong Kong (China) -- Commerce -- History.
Hong Kong -- Commerce -- History.
Merchants -- China -- Hong Kong -- History.
Merchants.
Description x, 249 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-235) and index.
Contents pt. 1. A most gentlemanlike speculation. Early days in Canton -- The princely Hong and the end of the Canton system -- pt. 2. Between the two wars. Anglo-Chinese relations -- Trade with China -- Honk Kong affairs -- Hong Kong business and social life -- pt. 3. Old and new China hands. The old China hands -- The Sassoons -- Banking -- Taikoo -- pt. 4. Hong Kong : the old order changeth. Civic affairs -- Business and social affairs.
Genre History.
Geographic Area Hong Kong (China)
Network Numbers (OCoLC)ocm08111978
(OCoLC)8111978
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