History of DBS - History Book 09

Dear Members,

DSOBA is pleased to bring you an update from Mr. Fung Yee Wang (55) on the progress of the much anticipated School History Book as follows:

1) The HKU Press has accepted the manuscript and is now doing the layout. The book has about 110,000 words (not including the Preface and Appendices), a dozen tables and graphs and 115 photos. The school has set up a committee to monitor its progress.

2) The book’s publicity and pre-ordering work will begin in July. DSOBA fully supports this work, further notice and update will be sent to you then, please watch out for it.

3) The title of the Book and its Table of Contents is as follows:

TO SERVE AND TO LEAD:

HISTORY OF THE DIOCESAN BOYS’ SCHOOL

IN HONG KONG

Fung Yee Wang and Chan-Yeung Mo Wah Moira

<Order Book here>

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Foreword 2

Preface 3–7

Part I: A Chronological View

Chapter 1: The Background 1–10

Chapter 2: The School in the Making (1869–1918) 1–14

Chapter 3: Entering a New Phase (1918–41) 1–17

Chapter 4: Resurrection (1941–61) 1–22

Chapter 5: Striving for Freedom (1961–83) 1-19

Chapter 6: Moving with the Times (1983–2000) 1–17

Chapter 7: Meeting New Challenges (2000 to the present) 1–19

Part II: Other Perspectives

Chapter 8: Staff and Students 1–21

Chapter 9: The Campus 1–10

Chapter 10: School Life 1–24

Chapter 11: Scholastic Activities 1–18

Chapter 12: Extracurricular Activities 1–22

Chapter 13: Old Boys, DSOBA and DBSPTA 1–21

Chapter 14: Conclusion 1–10

Appendix: 1. School Committee Members 1–7

2. Senior Staff Members and Teachers 8–30

3. Senior and Second Prefects 31–33

4. Glossary of Abbreviations 34–35

5. Explanation of Terms 36–40

6. Chronicle of Events 41–42

Sources of Information, References and Footnotes 1–11

Index 1–?

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