Transfer of Hong Kong
Examines economics & politics of British colony & possible effects of 1997 Chinese takeover. Looks at democracy, capitalism, leadership and global issues.
# 12694 | 3,375 words | 14 sources | 1997 |
Published on Mar 13, 2003 in Asian Studies (East Asian Cultures) , Economics (International) , Economics (Macro)
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From the Paper:"THE TRANSFORMATION OF HONG KONG: RETURN TO THE POLITICAL CONTROL OF THE PEOPLE?S REPUBLIC OF CHINA
This research examines the transformation of Hong Kong from a British Crown Colony to a Special Administrative Region (SAR) of the People's Republic of China (PRC) when political control of Hong Kong passes to the PRC from the United Kingdom on 1 July 1997. This examination begins with a brief review of history "old and new" that led to the British colonization of Hong Kong and to the agreement between the British and the PRC to return Hong Kong to China.
British Control of Hong Kong: The Opium War
Hong Kong Island, the core of the colony, was acquired by Britain in 1841, as a part of the spoils of its 1839-1842 Opium War.."
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