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  • The Book Worlds of East Asia and Europe, 1450–1850by Joseph P. McDermott; Peter Burke

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2015; US$ 80.00

    This volume provides the first comparative survey of the relations between the two most active book worlds in Eurasia between 1450 and 1850. Prominent scholars in book history explore different approaches to publishing, printing, and book culture. They discuss the extent of technology transfer and book distribution between the two regions and show... more...

  • Revolutions as Organizational Changeby Baohui Zhang

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2015; US$ 50.00

    By comparing peasant revolutions in Hunan and Jiangxi between 1926 and 1934, Revolutions as Organizational Change offers a new organizational perspective on peasant revolutions. Utilizing newly available historical materials in the People’s Republic of China in the reform era, it challenges the established view that the great Chinese revolution... more...

  • Images of the Canton Factories 1760–1822by Paul A. Van Dyke; Maria Kar-wing Mok

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2015; US$ 72.00

    Hundreds of Chinese export paintings of Canton trading houses and shopping streets are in museums and private collections throughout the world, and scholars of art and history have often questioned the reliability of these historical paintings. In this illustrated volume, Paul Van Dyke and Maria Mok examine these Chinese export paintings by matching... more...

  • China on Screenby Chris Berry; Mary Farquhar

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2006; US$ 48.00

    In China on Screen, Chris Berry and Mary Farquhar, leaders in the field of Chinese film studies, explore more than one hundred years of Chinese cinema and nation. Providing new perspectives on key movements, themes, and filmmakers, Berry and Farquhar analyze the films of a variety of directors and actors, including Chen Kaige, Zhang Yimou, Hou Hsiao... more...

  • Unity and Diversityby Tao Tao Liu; David Faure

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1996; US$ 38.00

    This book examines the evolution of the local identity in China from historical times to the present day. It traces the expression of local identity in religion and myth, in the construction of the provincial character, in the growth of cities, in literature, in economic development and in the expansion of the Chinese state. more...

  • Marriage, Divorce, and Remarriageby Katherine P.H. Young; Anita Y.L. Fok

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2005; US$ 35.00

    Although the ideal of companionate marriage has gradually been established in Hong Kong, demographic trends from the 1980s reflect greater marital and family instability. In the years to come, adult fulfilment is likely to be found in various ways: through marriage, divorce, remarriage, or the single state. more...

  • Drugs, Law and the Stateby Harold H. Traver; Mark S. Gaylord

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1998; US$ 27.00

    This book contains nine essays written by distinguished scholars from North America. Europe, and Asia, and provides an in-depth examination of the socio-legal developments of drug control in different countries. more...

  • Cyber-Crimeby Rod Broadhurst; Peter Grabosky

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2005; US$ 65.00

    This collection is innovative and original. It introduces new knowledge and is very timely because of the current high profile of the international public discourse over security, the internet and its impact upon the growth of the information economy. more...

  • Contract Law in Hong Kongby Michael J. Fisher; Desmond G. Greenwood

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2007; US$ 60.00

    Contract Law in Hong Kong is the first comprehensive textbook on this topic for more than ten years. The 16 chapters of the book use case studies to cover all basic contract concepts in a reader-friendly style. Particular emphasis is placed on what makes Hong Kong law different from other common law jurisdictions. Attention is drawn throughout to the... more...

  • Asian Voices in Englishby Mimi Chan; Ray Harris

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1991; US$ 25.00

    A selection of papers presented at the Symposium on English Literature by Asian authors entitled Asian Voices in English held at The University of Hong Kong, 27-30 April 1990. more...