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Hong Kong invaded! : a '97 nightmare /
Gillian Bickley.
imprint
Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, c2001.
description
xvii, 303 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
ISBN
9622095267
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imprint
Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, c2001.
isbn
9622095267
catalogue key
4598909
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. [259]-269) and indexes.
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Summaries
Main Description
No. It is not what you think. the year is 1897, not 1997. This is a fictional account of Hong Kong being invaded by the combined forces of France and Russia. This visionary novel by an anonymous author has been forgotten for a hundred years. Yet when publ
Main Description
This visionary novel by an anonymous author has been forgotten for a hundred years. Yet when published as The Back Door during the negotiations between Imperial China and Great Britain over the lease of the New Territories, the story aroused serious British fears about the possibility of defending Hong Kong against attack.
Table of Contents
Foreword
A New Kind of Fiction
Acknowledgements
List of Illustrations
Introduction Literary Introduction
The Genre
The Narrative Frame
Other Literary Techniques
The Anonymous Author of The Bac
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