Sheriff Of Wan Chai: How An Englishman Helped Govern Hong Kong In Its Last Decades As A British Colony by Peter MannSheriff Of Wan Chai: How An Englishman Helped Govern Hong Kong In Its Last Decades As A British Colony by Peter Mann

Sheriff Of Wan Chai: How An Englishman Helped Govern Hong Kong In Its Last Decades As A British…

byPeter Mann

Paperback | September 5, 2017

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In 1976, Peter Mann left a gloomy England for the last corner of the British empire: Hong Kong. As a police inspector, he commanded a sub-unit and led a district vice squad in Kowloon, before joining the colonial government's Administrative Service and working in the fields of transport, housing, security, environment and tourism. He also served as District Officer for Wan Chai. From raids on gambling dens to organising Governors' visits, his work involved him in all levels of Hong Kong society. Mann's memoir is an anecdotal, historical and racy account of Hong Kong's last decades as a British colony and the colourful story of a young Englishman in the twilight of empire.
Peter Mann was born in the UK and read English at Exeter College, Oxford. In 1976 he came to Hong Kong as a police inspector before joining the government's Administrative Service, serving in the fields of transport, housing, security, environment and tourism. He also served as District Officer for Wan Chai. He is currently Chairman of...
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Title:Sheriff Of Wan Chai: How An Englishman Helped Govern Hong Kong In Its Last Decades As A British…Format:PaperbackDimensions:248 pages, 8.51 × 5.54 × 0.49 inPublished:September 5, 2017Publisher:Blacksmith BooksLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Prologue Chapter 1 - England Chapter 2 - Arrival in Hong Kong Chapter 3 - Asia's Finest Chapter 4 - China Chapter 5 - Her Majesty's Overseas Civil Service Chapter 6 - Lower Albert Road Chapter 7 - Pearl of the Orient Chapter 8 - Sheriff of Wan Chai Chapter 9 - Twilight of the Brits Chapter 10 - Back in the Motherland Chapter 11 - A Buddhist Interlude Chapter 12 - Pride of Lions, Blaze of Dragons