|Title of host publication
|1914-1918-online. International Encyclopedia of the First World War
|Ute Daniel, Peter Gatrell, Oliver Janz, Heather Jones, Jennifer Keene, Alan Kramer, Bill Nasson
|Place of Publication
|Freie Universität Berlin
|Number of pages
|Published - 16 Jan 2020
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.