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  • The Ambiguous Allure of the Westby Rachel V. Harrison; Peter a. Jackson

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2010; US$ 50.00

    The Ambiguous Allure of the West examines the impact of Western imperialism on Thai cultural development from the 1850s to the present and highlights the value of postcolonial analysis for studying the ambiguities, inventions, and accommodations with the West that continue to enrich Thai culture. Since the mid-nineteenth century, Thais have adopted... more...

  • Lifelong Learning in Actionby John Cribbin; Peter Kennedy

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2002; US$ 50.00

    This book focuses on the post-secondary, continuing and professional education (CPE) sector. It includes contributions from Hong Kong practitioners in the field as well as from eminent international scholars who are well acquainted with CPE in Hong Kong. more...

  • A Century of Travels in Chinaby Douglas Kerr; Julia Kuehn

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2007; US$ 60.00

    Writings of travelers have shaped ideas about an evolving China, while preconceived ideas about China also shaped the way they saw the country. A Century of Travels in China explores the impressions of these writers on various themes, from Chinese cities and landscapes to the work of Europeans abroad. From the time of the first Opium War to the declaration... more...

  • Dissertation Writing in Practiceby Linda Cooley; Jo Lewkowicz

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2003; US$ 32.00

    A descriptively annotated, multidisciplinary, cross-referenced and extensively indexed guide to 2,395 dissertations that are concerned either in whole or in part with Hong Kong and with Hong Kong Chinese students and emigres throughout the world. more...

  • Service-Learning in Asiaby Jun Xing; Carol Hok Ka Ma

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2010; US$ 45.00

    This anthology brings together a distinguished group of service-learning scholars on the development of service learning in Asia around three themes: (1) service-learning and indigenous traditions; (2) service-learning and social justice education; and, (3) service-learning and multicultural education. The book is essential reading for students, educators,... more...

  • Directions in Self-Access Language Learningby David Gardner; Lindsay Miller

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1994; US$ 24.00

    This is a collection of articles on the topic of self-access language learning by a variety of experienced educators currently active in the field of English language teaching in Hong Kong. Separate chapters discuss a wide range of issues confronting ELT professionals in tertiary and secondary education, and in the private sector. more...

  • The Building of Hong Kongby Anthony Walker; Stephen M. Rowlinson

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1990; US$ 38.00

    Hong Kong is one of the most spectacular cities in the world. It has been built in a very short time. Its builders have achieved remarkable results but their contribution had not been documented. the Hong Kong Construction Association decided to correct his omission and commissioned this book to mark its 70th Anniversary.Consequently, the book concentrates... more...

  • Above The Cityby Alicia M. Kershaw; Ginger Thrash

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2005; US$ 35.00

    Above the City: Hiking Hong Kong Island is a unique comprehensive guide to walks and hikes on Hong Kong Island. Many Hong Kong residents and visitors enjoy a few famous hikes, but then are at a loss to find more routes. more...

  • Trauma and Cinemaby E. Ann Kaplan; Ban Wang

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2004; US$ 40.00

    The book discusses how trauma presented in the media spills over national boundaries and can be found in images across divergent cultures in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and America. more...

  • Brecht and East Asian Theatreby Anthony Tatlow; Tak-wai Wong

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1982; US$ 21.00

    This book contains unique information about Berrolt Brecht and East Asian theatre. It focuses in particular on China and offers first and detailed accounts of important Brecht productions from those directly involved. Hence it grants remarkable insight into the problems of modern Chinese thaetre and its relationship to Western theatre and into possible... more...