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Reluctant heroes : rickshaw pullers in Hong Kong and Canton, 1874-1954
AuthorFung Chi Ming [Feng Zhiming 馮志明]
Pub. LocationHong Kong 香港PublisherHong Kong University Press
Date2005Phys. Desc.xx, 216 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm.
LocationDirector's OfficeCall NumberHD8039.R52 C64 2005
Reluctant heroes : rickshaw pullers in Hong Kong and Canton, 1874-1954 / Chi Ming Fung.
Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction -- PART ONE: Across the Colonial Matrix. 1. A City of Sojourners and Transients -- 2. The Urban Workplace and Street Politics -- 3 . British Rule and Chinese Valiancy, up to 1926 -- PART TWO: Republican Canton, 1911-38. -- 4. Evolution of a New Civic Paradigm -– 5. Partisan Politics and the 1927 Insurrection -– 6. Reforms on the Municipal Agenda in the 1930s. -- PART THREE: Within a Fast-Changing Context. -- 7. Growing Passion for Change, up to 1941 -– 8. Surviving in the Pacific War, 1937-45 -– 9. Rise to the Postwar Zenith of Activism -– 10. Establishing a New Agenda, up to the 1950s. -- Conclusion.

Subject(s)Rickshaw men--China--Hong Kong--Social conditions
Rickshaw men--China--Guangzhou--Social conditions
Transportation--China--Hong Kong--History--19th-20th centuries
Transportation--China--Guangzhou--History--19th-20th centuries
SeriesRoyal Asiatic Society Hong Kong studies series
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #11746
ISBN9622097340 ; 9789622097346LCCN2008555488OCLC62178514