Macao - The Formation of a Global City
||Wei, C. X. George|
|Series title:||Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $160.00|
| Book Description: |
Macao, the former Portuguese colony in southeast China, has a long and very interesting history of cultural interaction between China and the West. Held by the Portuguese from the 1550s until its return to China in 1999, Macao was up to the emergence of Hong Kong in the later nineteenth century the principal point of entry into China for all Westerners - Dutch, British and others, as well as Portuguese. The relatively relaxed nature of Portuguese colonial rule, intermarriage, the...