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Hong Kong

Hong Kong Studies Initiative

ASIA 373/HIST 373 : History of Hong Kong - Course Resources

General academic:

Alternative perspectives on Hong Kong history:

Quick references:

Scholarly literature:

Historical documents:

Newspapers, periodicals, and photographs:

  • Bard, Solomon, ed. Voices From the Past: Hong Kong, 1842–1918. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2002.
  • List of Newspapers in Hong Kong 
    • Quite a few of the current newspapers in Hong Kong (including South China Morning Post ) are accessible through Factiva  or similar databases through UBC.
    • Note that some Chinese-language newspapers (such as Ming Pao Daily  [1959–]) do occasionally publish bilingual editorials.
  • Newspaper Society of Hong Kong  ("The Past 50 Years" ; List of newspapers ) (in Chinese)
  • Old HK Newspapers  (Hong Kong Public Libraries)
    • Searchable by date (yyyy-mm-dd) and by text of 13 Chinese- and English-language newspapers:
    • 香港工商日報 (Chinese) (1926/04/01 – 1984/11/30)
    • 華僑日報 (Chinese) (1947/05/01 – 1991/12/31)
    • 香港華字日報 (Chinese) (1895/01/31 – 1940/12/31)
    • 香港華字晚報 (Chinese) (1937/01/28 – 1938/01/27)
    • 大公報 (Chinese) (1938/08/13 – 1991/12/31)
    • 天光報 (Chinese) (1933/02/07 – 1940/11/30)
    • 遐邇貫珍 (Chinese) (1853/08 – 1856/05)
    • 循環日報 (Chinese) (1874/05/16 – 1886/01/30)
    • China Mail (1866/01/04 – 1961/12/29)
    • Hong Kong Daily Press (1864/01/04 – 1941/09/30)
    • Hong Kong Sunday Herald (1929/01/06 – 1950/10/29)
    • Hong Kong Telegraph (1881/06/16 – 1951/03/30)
    • Hong Kong Weekly Press (1895/01/03 – 1909/12/24)
  • History in Pictures  (Hong Kong Public Records Office)
  • Hong Kong Image Database  (HKU)
  • Photos of Old Hong Kong  (gwulo.com)

Memoirs and interviews:

Literary writings:

Movies, comics, multimedia:

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