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Hong Konglocked

  • Ana Ryker,
  • Harrison Ryker
  •  and Joanna C. Lee

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Territory on the south-east coast of China. It was a British crown colony from 1842 to 1997, when it reverted to Chinese control. The present special Adminstrative Region comprises Hong Kong Island, Kowloon peninsula and the New Territories on the mainland, and adjacent islands.

In the 19th century Hong Kong was a sparsely populated trading outpost, and the Western and Chinese populations were largely segregated. Cantonese Opera had been presented in the countryside from as far back as ...

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