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  • 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...

  • Public Success, Private Sorrowby Isidore Cyril Cannon

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2009; US$ 38.00

    Brewitt-Taylor was the first to fully translate a traditional Chinese novel into English. His life, in teaching and the Chinese Imperial Customs, makes a fascinating study of an Englishman in Qing and early Republican China. His personal story is marked by sadness, bereavement and his wife's madness. more...

  • The Construction of Racial Identities in China and Japanby Frank Dikotter

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1997; US$ 40.00

    This volume shows that the construction of symbolic boundaries between racial categories has undergone many transformations in China and Japan, but the attempt to rationalize and rank differences between population groups remains widespread. more...

  • Carl Crow - A Tough Old China Handby Paul French

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2006; US$ 35.00

    The first biography of Carl Crow - one of the best-known and most successful Americans to live and work in Shanghai between the wars. After a successful career as a newspaperman and the proprietor of China's largest advertising agency in the 1930s he went on to write over a dozen books on China including the best selling series of anecdotes of... more...