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First Year Courses
HIST1017 Modern Hong Kong
Lecturer: Dr. Carol Tsang
Timetable Arrangements: Second Semester, 2 hrs per week
Assessment: 100% coursework
This course is a broad historical survey of Hong Kong from the late Qing Dynasty until recent times.
It explores the history of this Chinese city and former British colony from several angles: Chinese history,
British colonial history, world history, and as a place with its own identity. The goals of the course are to
introduce you to the history of Hong Kong; to introduce you to the ways historians have approached this history;
and to help you think, read, and write analytically and critically.