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The China History Podcast

Since 2010, Laszlo Montgomery has presented The China History Podcast, bringing you the greatest hits from ancient and modern Chinese History. 

Dec 24, 2012

We're back with Part 7 of Laszlo's overview of the History of Hong Kong.


Dec 16, 2012

In this latest installment of the CHP History of Hong Kong overview, we look at the years from Governors Nathan to Peel.  The modern age comes to Hong Kong along with plenty of fallout and spillover from the upheavals going on in China in the 1920s and ’30s.

This was a period when the great pillars of HKL Chinese...


Dec 2, 2012

In this fifth installment of our Hong Kong history overview, we look at the final couple of decades of the 19th century.  Hong Kong’s second generation is coming to the fore.  They are a better educated and more sophisticated lot than those Chinese who came before them.

This time period saw the governorships of...


Nov 17, 2012

We continue this overview series on the history of Hong Kong. This time we pick up right after the Treaty of Nanjing and look at the early efforts to get this colony up and running.  The first couple decades of Crown Colony of Hong Kong weren’t easy and many considered throwing in the towel early.


Nov 9, 2012

Welcome back to Part 3 of Laszlo's overview of the History of Hong Kong.