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Concise history of hong kong -colonized by british on Januar 25, 1841 - 1842 Treaty of Nanking - hong kong became “booming port and thriving metropolis” - until 1997, the majority of Chinese ignored hong kong - “Hong kong was arguably the most important place in China for more than 150 years” (2) o served as haven for Chinese refugees during the Taiping rebellion (1851-1864) after republican revolution (1911) and after the communist revolution (1949) o been china’s most critical link tho the rest of the world - exported goods throughout the world - “Hong Kong played an important and ionic role in the building of China’s Socialist economy; as a window to the otside world, as a center for remittances from overseas china that provided valuable foreign exchange” - Investors were helpful in the 1970’s Chinese economic transformation - Hong Kong often received many Chinese immigrants since there was always trouble - Hong Kong’s development transformed by Colonialism - Hong Kong had its own history
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2009 for the course EASC 150 taught by Professor Rosen during the Spring '08 term at USC.

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