Hong Kong

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Abstract

Hong Kong, a British colony, experienced much social and economic change as the result of the First World War. The expansion of Japanese power in Asia and the destabilizing effect of the war on China made Hong Kong an increasingly vulnerable possession of the British Empire after the war.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication1914-1918-online. International Encyclopedia of the First World War
EditorsUte Daniel, Peter Gatrell, Oliver Janz, Heather Jones, Jennifer Keene, Alan Kramer, Bill Nasson
Place of PublicationBerlin
PublisherFreie Universität Berlin
Number of pages11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 16 Jan 2020

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