Publisher description for The diaries of the Maryknoll Sisters in Hong Kong, 1921-1966 / edited by Cindy Yik-yi Chu.

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This book is a documentary survey of Hong Kong history, from the 1920s to the mid-1960s, from the perspective of the Maryknoll Sisters, as recorded in their diaries written during that period. A priceless collection of first-hand materials on the social history of Hong Kong, it also serves as a companion volume to the author's The Maryknoll Sisters in Hong Kong, 1921-1969 (Palgrave, 2004).

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Maryknoll Sisters -- Biography.
Nuns -- Diaries.
Missionaries -- Diaries.
Maryknoll Sisters -- Hong Kong.
Hong Kong (China) -- Church history -- 20th century.
Catholic Church -- History -- 20th century.
Catholic Church -- China -- Hong Kong.