Hongkong"s place in the British Empire
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Published in [London] .
Written in English


  • Hong Kong (China) -- Politics and government.

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Edition Notes

Reprint from: Journal of the Royal Central Asian Society, vol. XXVIII, Part III, July, 1941.

Other titlesJournal of the Royal Central Asian Society.
Statementby W. J. Hinton.
ContributionsRoyal Central Asian Society.
The Physical Object
Pagination13p. ;
Number of Pages13
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18912764M

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