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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. 

Jan 21, 2013

In this week’s episode, we look at the year 1967 in Hong Kong.   The words “riots” and “1967” go hand in hand when talking about Hong Kong history.  

Although the events that went down between May and December of 1967 caused death, mayhem, and destruction throughout the territory, when it was all over it led...


Jan 10, 2013

After a bit of a break, we pick up after the Japanese occupation of Hong Kong.  The 1950s were a stressful time for Hong Kong with Britain managing a diplomatic balancing act trying to be a good neighbor to the new PRC and to their closest ally, the USA.  

Thanks to the exodus of Chinese industrialists, from...