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The Complete Court Cases of Magistrate Frederick Stewart free pdf 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.

About Gillian Bickley

GILLIAN BICKLEY, born and educated in the United Kingdom, has lived mostly in Hong Kong since 1970. Her books include China Suite and other Poems (2009), Sightings: a collection of Poetry (2007), Moving House and other Poems from Hong Kong (2005) and For the Record and other Poems of Hong Kong (2003), the latter two now translated into Chinese. She is the author of The Stewarts of Bourtreebush (2003) and The Golden Needle: The Biography of Frederick Stewart (1836-1889) (1997), and editor of The Complete Court Cases of Magistrate Frederick Stewart (2008), A Magistrate's Court in Nineteenth Century Hong Kong: Court in Time (2005- 2nd edition, 2009), The Development of Education in Hong Kong, 1841-1897 (2002) and Hong Kong Invaded! A '97 Nightmare (2001). Her poetry has been anthologised in Hong Kong, the Philippines and the United Kingdom

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Author : Gillian Bickley
Publisher : Proverse Hong Kong
Data Published : 20 December 2008
ISBN : 9881772419
EAN : 9789881772411
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 800 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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