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The Resource Sui geng : the Hong Kong marine police 1841-1950, Iain Ward

Sui geng : the Hong Kong marine police 1841-1950, Iain Ward

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Sui geng : the Hong Kong marine police 1841-1950
Title
Sui geng
Title remainder
the Hong Kong marine police 1841-1950
Statement of responsibility
Iain Ward
Title variation
  • Shui jing
  • Hong Kong marine police 1841-1950
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Hong Kong Marine Police have patrolled Hong Kong's waters for a hundred and fifty eventful years, during a time which has been tumultuous, even for the China Coast. Pirates, typhoon, wars, triumphs and defeats have all play a part in their story, which in many ways reflects that of Hong Kong itself. This book tells of the unit's first 109 years, from the tentative rowing patrols of Hong Kong Harbour in 19841 to the gunboats of the 1930s and the ragged flotilla which reinstated the rule of law after the cataclysm of World War II. Where possible the story is told by the men who lived it, and
Is part of
Cataloging source
N$T
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Ward, Iain
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Harbor police
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • HISTORY
  • Harbor police
  • China
Label
Sui geng : the Hong Kong marine police 1841-1950, Iain Ward
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-208) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
FOREWORD; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGEMENT; AN INTRODUCTION TO THE HONG KONG MARINE POLICE; 1. THE MARINE MAGISTRATE 1841-1845; 2. UNTRUSTWORTHY AND ILL-PAID' 1845-1860; 3.'HULKS' 1860-1872; 4. CONSOLIDATION 1872-1884; 5. THE OLD LADY OF TSIM SHA TSUI' 1884-1991; 6. STEAM! 1885-1898; 7. NEW TERRITORIES -- NEW EVERYTHING 1898-1909; 8.COMING OF AGE 1909-1922; 9. THE TURBULENT TWENTIES 1922-1928; 10. THE DOOMED THIRTIES 1929-1937; 11. THE WATER POLICE IN 1937 -- A PROFILE; 12. END OF AN ERA 1938-1942; 13. RESURRECTION: THE NEW BEGINNING 1942-1946; 14. THE RECONSTRUCTION OF THE FLEET 1946-1948
Control code
ocn654829204
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 214 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789882202832
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, 1 map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt2bqdcs
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)654829204
Label
Sui geng : the Hong Kong marine police 1841-1950, Iain Ward
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-208) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
FOREWORD; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGEMENT; AN INTRODUCTION TO THE HONG KONG MARINE POLICE; 1. THE MARINE MAGISTRATE 1841-1845; 2. UNTRUSTWORTHY AND ILL-PAID' 1845-1860; 3.'HULKS' 1860-1872; 4. CONSOLIDATION 1872-1884; 5. THE OLD LADY OF TSIM SHA TSUI' 1884-1991; 6. STEAM! 1885-1898; 7. NEW TERRITORIES -- NEW EVERYTHING 1898-1909; 8.COMING OF AGE 1909-1922; 9. THE TURBULENT TWENTIES 1922-1928; 10. THE DOOMED THIRTIES 1929-1937; 11. THE WATER POLICE IN 1937 -- A PROFILE; 12. END OF AN ERA 1938-1942; 13. RESURRECTION: THE NEW BEGINNING 1942-1946; 14. THE RECONSTRUCTION OF THE FLEET 1946-1948
Control code
ocn654829204
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 214 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789882202832
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, 1 map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt2bqdcs
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)654829204

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