The Portuguese amateur historian of Hong Kong and Macau, José Maria ‘Jack’ Braga, whose work still resonates 35 years after his death

Hong Kong-born Portuguese scholar José Maria ‘Jack’ Braga was one of a group of amateur historians, including Austin Coates, whose spadework dug up unexpected riches for later authors to utilise.

The Portuguese amateur historian of Hong Kong and Macau, José Maria ‘Jack’ Braga, whose work still resonates 35 years after his death
Hong Kong-born Portuguese scholar José Maria ‘Jack’ Braga was one of a group of amateur historians, including Austin Coates, whose spadework dug up unexpected riches for later authors to utilise.