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Watching over Hong Kong

Private Policing, 1841-1941

Watching over Hong Kong( )
Author: Hamilton, Sheilah E.
Contribution by: Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland Staff,
Series title:Royal Asiatic Society Hong Kong Studies Ser.
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Hong Kong University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $30.00
Book Description:

Sheilah E. Hamilton shows the colonial administration introduced harsh legislation to control Chinese watchmen. She examines the growth of a "hybrid" police and argues the existence of such posts within the civil service resulted in greater social control of the local Chinese community.

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Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Law Enforcement
History / Asia / China
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.006 x 8.853 x 0.59 Inches
Book Weight:0.832 Pounds

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