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First posted on November 29th 2004, last revised on June 28th 2008

Hong Kong since 1997

Hong Kong 1984-1997
Hong Kong 1967-1984
Hong Kong 1949-1967
Hong Kong 1945-1949

Hong Kong 1941-1945

Hong Kong 1929-1941
Hong Kong 1918-1929
Hong Kong 1898-1918
Hong Kong 1860-1898
Hong Kong 1841-1860

Timeline : Hong Kong
Historical Atlas : Hong Kong Page

Country Profiles from BBC Country Profiles; from Wikipedia; from Index Mundi; from CIA World Factbook Country : Hong Kong
Links, General from BUBL, from dmoz, from Virtual Library Hong Kong
List of Hong Kong-Related Topics, from Wikipedia
Links, on History
Historical Dictionaries
Timelines from timelines.ws; from Guardian Unlimited, from CBC
Accounts of History Hong Kong History, from Lonely Planet
Treaty Ports Foreign Concessions & Colonies 1921-1922 China, by Phil Abbey; Treaty Ports in China 1928. by Phil Abbey
Timeline of Chinese-European Cultural Relations, posted by Institute of Asian Affairs, Hamburg
Article History of Hong Kong, from Wikipedia
W. Meacham, Hong Kong Prehistory 1995
Politics Political Resources on the Net : Hong Kong; Governments on the WWW : Hong Kong
Article Politics of Hong Kong, from Wikipedia
Military Hong Kong, Shanghai, Tientsin, Weihaiwei, from Land Forces of Britain, the Empire and Commonwealth
Hong Kong Riots 1956, 1966 and 1967, from Britain's Small Wars
Economy & Finances A Global History of Currencies : Hong Kong; Article Economy of Hong Kong, from Wikipedia
Hong Kong Currency, from Hong Kong Museum of History
Economic History of Hong Kong, from Economic History Encyclopedia
David Clayton, Collective Laissaez-Faire under Colonialism ? Labour Policies in 1940s and 1950s Hong Kong, IEHC 2006
Catherine R. Schenck, Economic and Financial Integration between Hong Kong and Mainland China before the Open Door Policy, 1965-1975, draft, IEHC 2006
Ethnography Hong Kong, p.570 in G.G. Chisholm, The world as it is; a popular account of the countries and peoples of the earth 1884, IA
British Empire in Asia : Hong Kong, pp.843-848 in vol.2A of J.A. Hammerton, Peoples of All Nations, c.1920, illustrated, IA
Religion from Wikipedia
Hong Kong, from Roman Catholic Hierarchy
China, from International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies - Cemetery Project, Hong Kong
Institutions History, from University of Hong Kong
Article Aviation History of Hong Kong, from Wikipedia; Hong Kong, from Airline History
Article Hang Seng Index, from Wikipedia
Article Radio Television Hong Kong, from Wikipedia; History of Broadcasting in Hong Kong, from The Broadcast Archive
Structurae : Hong Kong
Special Topics Beginning of Land (Surveying) History in Hong Kong, from Hong Kong Cadastral System
Others Article Hong Kong at the Olympics, Category Sport in Hong Kong, from Wikipedia
Hong Kong SAR : History of the Third Sector, Hong Kong SAR : History of Philanthropy, from Philanthropy and the Third Sector in Asia and the Pacific
Deutsche Seewarte, Die wichtigsten Häfen Chinas, 1901

Lists of Statesmen from World Statesmen (B. Cahoon), scroll down for Hong Kong; from Rulers (B. Schemmel), scroll down for Hong Kong; Political Leaders, from ZPC, including party leaders
Lists of Ambassadors Heads of Canadian Legation in Hong Kong (since 1971), from MOFA Canada
Statistical Data Responsible Institution Census and Statistics Department, Hong Kong
Population Figures Historical Population Statistics : Hong Kong, from Population Statistics
Population of Cities : Hong Kong, from City Population
Historical Abortion Statistics, Hong Kong, from Johnston's Archive
Exchange Rates Historical Exchange Rates, from Oanda, since 1990
Federal Reserve (U.S.) : Foreign Exchange Rates, Historic
Election Results from Psephos (since 2000); from IFES Election Guide (since 1999)
Elections and Electoral Systems : Hong Kong
Documents Historical Newspapers Official Gazettes Hong Kong Government Gazette 1853-1941, search Hong Kong Journals Online for Hong Kong Government Gazette
Hemerotheques Hong Kong Journals Online, 1853-1941
Modern Newspapers from Online Newspapers
Image Databanks Systematic Collections
Hong Kong Museum of History : Historical Photographs
Gwulo : Catalog of Old Hong Kong Photos, commercial site
Systematic Collections
China Underground : 60 Hong Kong Old Photos during the Fifties
Accidental Collections Flickr : Collection Old Hong Kong
Oriental Collections
Items on Hong Kong
AGSL Digital Photo Archive : Asia and Middle East
University of Wisconsin Digital Collections : East Asia Collection 1930s-1960s
G.E. Morrison, Album of Hongkong Canton Macao Amoy Foochow 1866-1870, Toyo Bunko, Digital Silk Road Project
Universal Collections
Items on Hong Kong
Consular Reports Supplement to Commerce reports : daily consular and trade reports issued by the Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce, China, Hongkong May 24 1915, IA; May 1 1916, IA; July 30 1917, IA; Mar. 25 1918, IA; June 8 1918, IA; Oct. 31 1919, IA
Commerce Reports, 19th year vol.3, July, August and September 1916, IA; p.67 : Shortage of Dress Accessories in Hongkong, May 9; p.77 : Liquidation og German and Austro-Hungarian Firms, Hongkong May 29; p.113 : Increased Shipments from Hongkong to United States, May 22; p.146 : The Hongkong Import Trade, May 22; p.201 : High Grade Alcohol for Hongkong, June 3 1916; p.232 : Shortage of Carbonic-Acid Gas in Hongkong, June 8; p.255 : Increased Cost of Living in British China, May 17; p.533 : The Proposed Hongkong School of Languages, June 3; pp.760-761 : Record Exports from Hongkong to United States, July 20; p.825 : Hongkong Consumption Tax on Tobacco, July 13; pp.839-840 : Demand of American Paper Rags Abroad : British China, June 8; p.888 : Hongkong and South China Flour Markets, July 11; p.979 : Chinese Refugees in Hongkong, Aug. 7; p.983 : Freight Reductions at Hongkong, Aug. 5; pp.1015-1016 : Chinese and American Flour at Hongkong, Aug. 5; p.1155 : Improved Hongkong Inspections of Goods for U.S., Aug. 12; vol.4, October, November and December 1916, IA, p.116 : Human Hair Trade in Hongkong, Aug. 28; p.134 : Trade Depression in South China, Aug. 23; p.219 : Shipments of Beans from British China, Aug. 30; pp.620-621 : Model City at Hongkong, Sept. 23; pp.792-793 : Harbor Moorings at Hongkong, Oct. 6; p.1061, Japanese and American Knitting Yarns in Hongkong, Oct. 26; pp.1178-1181 : Hongkong-American Trade Increases, Oct. 18 21st year vol.3, July, August and September 1918, IA, p.218-219 : Motion Picture Situation in Hongkong, May 28; p.796 : Hongkong Market for Marine Engines, July 10; p.834 : Hongkong Tin Market, July 18; pp.956-957 : Hongkong Rice Market, July 27; p.964 : American Toilet Articles in Hongkong, July 26; p.978 : Standard Ships being built at Hongkong, July 30; p.1159 : Launching of first Standard Ship at Hongkong, Aug. 13
Document Surveys British Library, Guide to Current South Asian Official Publications; scroll down for Hong Kong
Document Collections The Decolonization of Hong Kong, from World History Archives
Internet Law Library : Hong Kong; 1990/1997 Constitution, fromICL
Historical Maps responsible institutions Government of Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region of the PR China, Survey & Mapping Office
collections click here
Atlas of Hong Kong, from Wikimedia Commons
Category : Old Maps of Hong Kong, from Wikimedia Commons
Hong Kong, Modern
Hong Kong, Contemporary Hong Kong 1886, 1906, 1922, 1932, from Probert Encyclopedia
Gwulo, 1909 map of Hong Kong, 1924 map of central, western Hong Kong, Kowloon Map 1924
Encyclopedia Entries Article Hong-Kong, from Catholic Encyclopedia, 1908 edition; from EB 1911
Article Hongkong, from Meyers Konversationslexikon 1889, in German
Parliamentary Debates Hong Kong
Archives Public Record Office, Hong Kong
Repositories of Primary Sources : Asia : Hong Kong, from Univ. of Idaho. Mostly Archive Webpages, 9 entries
Libraries in Hong Kong, from LibDex
National Symbols Flag, from FOTW; Coat of Arms, from Wikipedia
Coins, Banknotes The First Hong Kong Coin, from Chinese Numismatics in Hong Kong
Hong Kong Currency, from Hong Kong Museum of History
The Hong Kong Government Issued Banknotes, posted by Rod Sell
Hong Kong, from Tom Chao's Paper Money Gallery
Hong Kong Paper Money, from Numismondo; from Zeno
Coins, from Zeno
Others License Plates, from Francoplaque, from License Plates of the World
Passport, from World Passports, scroll down
Historic Picture Postcards, from Postcardman, commercial site
Airline Timetable Images : China (Hong Kong)

Bibliographies general Search ISBN Database
RHS Bibliography
UK National Archive Online Library
on Hong Kong survey of bibliographies
bibliographic database
general bibliographies pp.231-262 in M.K. Chan, S.H. Lo, Historical Dictionary of the Hong Kong SAR and the Macau SAR, Lanham Md : Scarecrow 2006 [G]
Article : History of Hong Kong/Bibliography, from Wikipedia
annual bibliographies
specialist bibliographies Culture and Society of Hong Kong - a Bibliography
Hong Kong's War Crimes Trials Collection, Bibliography
Hong Kong Prehistory Centre, Bibliography of Hong Kong Archaeology, English language articles or abstracts, n.d.
serial publications
general bibliographies
Hong Kong entries
Online Libraries general Google Books; Internet Archives; Gutenberg Library Online; HathiTrust; e-corpus
on China National Library of China . National Digital Library of China
University of Hong Kong Libraries, Digital Initiatives
Online Journals Links Hong Kong Journals Online
full text online Journal of the Hong Kong Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society 1961-2007
Table of Contents online
General Accounts Frank Welsh, A Borrowed Place, The History of Hong Kong, NY : Kodansha 1993
Historical Dictionaries Chan, Ming K. and Lo, Shiu-hing, Historical Dictionary of the Hong Kong S.A.R. and the Macao S.A.R., Lanham Md. : Scarecrow 2006 [G]

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