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  • Soft Power in Chinaby Jian Wang

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 105.00

    What kinds of images does China want to refashion and project? What is the role of the government vis--vis that of other institutional and social actors in these efforts? What kinds of tensions and pressures has China experienced? Where do the programs stand in terms of their impact on the country's image? What do all these efforts mean to the... more...

  • Chinese Communists and Hong Kong Capitalistsby Cindy Yik-yi Chu

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00

    This book examines Chinese Communist activities in Hong Kong from the outbreak of the Sino-Japanese War in 1937 to the handover in 1997. It reveals a peculiar part of Chinese Communist history, and traces six decades of astounding united front between the Chinese Communists and the Hong Kong tycoons and upper-class business elite. more...

  • Kosher Chineseby Michael Levy

    Henry Holt and Co. 2011; US$ 7.39

    An irreverent tale of an American Jew serving in the Peace Corps in rural China, which reveals the absurdities, joys, and pathos of a traditional society in flux In September of 2005, the Peace Corps sent Michael Levy to teach English in the heart of China's heartland. His hosts in the city of Guiyang found additional uses for him: resident expert... more...

  • The Voices of Macao Stonesby Lindsay Ride; May Ride; Jason Wordie

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1999; US$ 28.00

    The stones, statues and memorials found all over Macao trace the story from the days of the first Portuguese navigators to reach China in the sixteenth century to the events of more recent times. more...

  • Voluntary Organizations in the Chinese Diasporaby Khun Eng Kuah-Pearce; Evelyn Du-Dehart

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2006; US$ 50.00

    This book argues that Chinese voluntary organizations continue to play a significant role in both the established and new Chinese communities in the Diaspora. more...

  • Hong Kong 1862-1919by G.R. Sayer; D.M.E. Evans

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1975; US$ 29.00

    Geoffrey Robley Sayer (1887- 1962) completed this book before World War II as a sequel to his earlier work, Hong Kong: birth, adolescence and coming of age, which was published in 1937. 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...

  • Reading Chinese Transnationalismsby Maria N. Ng; Philip Holden

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2006; US$ 45.00

    Reading Chinese Transnationalisms responds to the growing interest in transnational cultural studies by examining Chinese transnationalism from a variety of perspectives. In interrogating social practices and literary and filmic texts which frequently cross national borders in imagining Chineseness, the collection's contributors also challenge... more...

  • Light and Shadeby Solomon Matthew Bard

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2009; US$ 38.00

    Solomon Bard's life has been an extraordinary story of a peripatetic youth, of incident and adventure, and of varied enthusiasms pursued with great energy to a very high level. more...

  • Hong Kong Metamorphosisby Denis Bray

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2001; US$ 40.00

    The story is told as an autobiography, from growing up in China to the occasional brief occupation of the Governor's seat. In the early days, 'administration' was rather a grand word to describe the daily grappling with novel problems never before encountered. more...