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Description - Streets: Exploring Kowloon by Jason Wordie

The book starts with a district familiar to all visitors - Tsim Sha Tsui - but then moves into the hinterland of Kowloon, taking the reader and walker far beyond the well-known streets of tourist-oriented shops and hotels. Streets: Exploring Kowloon, like its companion, Streets: Exploring Hong Kong Island, guides the reader with maps and travel information to take 45 walks throughout Kowloon, each along a specific street pointing out historically and culturally important sites, but also the curious and the intriguing.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9789622098138
ISBN-10: 9622098134
Format: Paperback
(231mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Hong Kong University Press
Publisher: Hong Kong University Press
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2002
Country of Publication: Hong Kong

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Author Biography - Jason Wordie

Jason Wordie is a local historian and long-time resident of Hong Kong. A graduate of Hong Kong University, he has written extensively on the history and culture of Hong Kong. He lives in the north-west New Territories. The outstanding photographs in this book are taken by two of Hong Kong's notable photographers Anthony J. Hedley and John Lambon.

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