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  • 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...

  • Friends and Teachersby James Hayes

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1996; US$ 40.00

    The book covers several decades of Hong Kong's recent past, from the time James Hayes joined the Administrative Grade of the Hong Kong Civil Service in the 1950s to his retirement in the 1980s, thirty-two years later. more...

  • Hong Kong Cultureby Louie Kam

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2010; US$ 40.00

    This book contains thirteen essays on post-1997 Hong Kong culture by some of the world's best authorities on this topic today. The majority of the essays are on literature and film. As well as these two genres, some essays also explore new types of texts such as protest art. more...

  • Colonial Hong Kong and Modern Chinaby Pui-tak Lee

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2005; US$ 35.00

    The evolution of Hong Kong, as a British colony and now a Special Administrative Region at China's door step, has always been inextricably intertwined with the situation in China. This relationship is examined through various perspectives in this volume. more...

  • Being Eurasianby Vicky Lee

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2004; US$ 50.00

    This book is a description and analysis of the lives of three famous Hong Kong Eurasian memoirists, Joyce Symons, Irene Cheng and Jean Gittins, and explores their very different ways of constructing and looking at their own ethnic identity. more...

  • The Public Sector in Hong Kongby Ian Scott

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2010; US$ 48.00

    This book describes and analyses the role of the public sector in the often-charged political atmosphere of post-1997 Hong Kong. It discusses critical constitutional, organizational and policy problems and examines their effects on relationships between government and the people. more...

  • Top 10 Hong Kongby Liam Fitzpatrick; Jason Gagliardi; Andrew Stone

    DK Publishing 2013; US$ 14.00

    Now available in ePub format. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Hong Kong will lead you straight to the best attractions Hong Kong has to offer. Whether you're looking for the liveliest nightlife in Hong Kong, wish to view the amazing skyline, or discover the city's captivating museums and modernist architecture, this pocket-sized... more...

  • The Rough Guide to Hong Kong & Macauby David Leffman; Jules Brown

    Rough Guides 2009; US$ 19.99

    Explore every corner of two of Asia's most exciting destinations with the fully-revised seventh edition of the Rough Guide to Hong Kong and Macau . From shopping on 'The Golden Mile' to the Ten Thousand Buddha's Monastery - inspired by dozens of photos - the 20-page, full-color introduction highlights all the 'things-not-to-miss'. The guide includes... more...

  • Cantonese Society in Hong Kong and Singaporeby Marjorie Topley; Jean DeBernardi

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2011; US$ 60.00

    The volume collects the published articles of Dr Marjorie Topley, who was a pioneer in the field of social anthropology in the postwar period and also the first president of the revived Hong Kong Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society. more...