The University of Hong Kong, an informal history / by Bernard Mellor.
- Digital Editions from Hong Kong University Press.
- [Hong Kong] : Hong Kong University Press 1980
1 online resource (2 volumes) : illustrations (some color)
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-182) and index.
- Print version record.
- VOLUME ONE / TEXT VOLUME; Table of Contents; Introduction; Acknowledgements; 1. A Community Enterprise; 2. Revolution in China; 3. The University Idea; 4. University in Embryo; 5. Scholars by Examination; 6. Postwar Confrontations; 7. The New Learning and Coming of Age; 8. Strains of War; 9. The Links Break; 10. A New Start; 11. Policy Making: The Keswick and Jennings-Logan Reports; 12. Golden Jubilee and Expansion; 13. Consolidation; 14. Reform; 15. Modernization; Select Bibliography; Index (to Volumes One and Two); VOLUME TWO / ILLUSTRATION VOLUME; Table of Contents
- Preface & Acknowledgements1. The College of Medicine : forerunner of the University; 2. Founders, Revolutionaries, and Early Benefactors; 3. Early Openings and a Grand Bazaar; 4. The Coat of Arms and Mace; 5. The Three Ho Brothers; 6. Power and Lighting; 7. Chinese Studies; 8. Clinical Instruction; 9. School Examination Centres; 10. From a 1930s Album; 11. War and After; 12. The Sporting Life; 13. Outposts; 14. The Lodge and its Gun; 15. The Halls; 16. Lions and Elephants; 17. Golden Jubilee 1961; 18. At Play; 19. Honours; 20. Bones; 21. Books; 22. The Queen's Visit
- 23. The Encroachment of the Suburbs24. Meetings; 25. Nine Vice-Chancellors; 26. Demolishments; 27. Constructions; Aerial view of the Main Estate in 1979 ...
- Print version:: Mellor, Bernard. University of Hong Kong, an informal history. [Hong Kong] : Hong Kong University Press, 1980 ; ISBN: 9789622090231
- Electronic books.
- The University of Hong Kong is one of Hong Kong's largest single community enterprises. First incorporated as a self-governing body of scholars by the University Ordinance of 1911 its first faculties were formed from the Hong Kong College of Medicine founded in 1887. The growth and development of the University to its present internationally-recognized status is a continuing process, but the Council of the University has commissioned the writing and publication of this informal account as a sort of Festschrift for the first seventy years of its existence. After these years of vicissitude, incl.
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