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The Complete Court Cases of Magistrate Frederick Stewart as Reported in “The China Mail”, July 1881 to March 1882

Author :  Gillian Bickley

Product Details

  • Country Hong Kong
  • Publisher Proverse Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • ISBN9789888228775
  • FormatPaperBack
  • LanguageEnglish
  • Year of Publication2021
  • Bib. Info708p.
  • Product Weight1000 gms.
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Product Description

•Useful for historians and students of colonial law and colonial administration, Hong Kong (China) legal and social history.•Carefully edited and annotated transcription of newspaper reports of magistrate's court cases at a particularly lively period in Hong Kong history, with analyses and background documentation of specific offences, detailed references to historical Ordinances, and a careful index.•Illuminates the interface and parallels between the establishment of a colonial education system and the introduction of colonial law. •Extends our knowledge and understanding of nineteenth century Hong Kong family and social life, law, policing, and court practice. Provides information about hundreds of individuals.•Throws additional light on the Irish Roman Catholic Governor of the time, John Pope Hennessy and the Founder of Hong Kong Government Education, Frederick Stewart.

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