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Can you trust these people to record Hong Kong’s history? The rewriting of the Yuen Long narrative speaks volumes

A Dutch historian, Pieter Geyl, was interned during the Second World War and passed the time by writing, from memory, a book about the different ways in which Napoleon had been treated by French historians. After a short interlude to tidy up and check his quotes, this was published in 1949 under the title “Napoleon, […]