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  • 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...

  • Forgotten Soulsby Patricia Lim

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2011; US$ 55.00

    The book has recorded the inscriptions on all 8,000 graves in the HK Cemetery to provide a rich description of life in Hong Kong during the first 100 years approximately from its colonization and a wonderful series of anecdotes. more...

  • Underground Frontby Christine Loh

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2010; US$ 35.00

    Underground Front is a pioneering examination of the role that the Chinese Communist Party has played in Hong Kong since the creation of the Party in 1921, through to the present day. This book brings events right up to date and includes the results of a survey about the Hong Kong public's attitude towards the CCP. more...

  • Hong Kong in Chinaby Andrew M. Marton

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1999; US$ 28.00

    This book presents a unique array of insights into Hong Kong's transition to China since the 1 July 1997 handover, from several perspectives around the region. Scholars from China, Taiwan, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and New Zealand undertake an analysis and synthesis of particular regional viewpoints on the transfer of sovereignty.... more...

  • This is War!by Jennie Gray

    The History Press 2013; US$ 21.86

    Anthony Cotterell was a brilliant journalist, conscripted into the British Army in 1940. After the publication of his best-selling book on his time as a conscript, he became an official Army jouranlist, flying on bombing raids, sailing with convoys, crossing to France on D-Day and taking part in the Normandy Campaign. During his time he kept a diary,... more...

  • Anglo-Chinaby Christopher Munn

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 190.00

    A study of the first three decades of British rule in Hong Kong, focusing on the troubled and controversial process of establishing a British colony at Hong Kong and on the reception of British rule by people in the region. more...

  • The Political Future of Hong Kongby Kit Poon

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 42.95

    Focusing on the period since the handover of power to China, this book examines the origins and evolution of Hong Kong?s political system. Considering the prospects and problems of achieving liberal democracy within the communist Chinese state system, it provides useful insights into the meaning of central concepts in democratic political theory. more...

  • Neoliberalism and Culture in China and Hong Kongby Hai Ren

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 150.00

    This book examines the period leading up to the Hong Kong handover in 1997 - the 'countdown of time', and by using iconic cultural symbols such as the countdown clock, the Hong Kong Museum exhibitions and cultural heritage sites, argues that China has undergone a transition to neoliberal state, in part through its reunification with Hong Kong. more...

  • Not the Slightest Chanceby Tony Banham

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2003; US$ 40.00

    The book assembles a phase-by-phase, day-by-day, hour-by-hour, and death-by-death account of the battle. It considers the individual actions that made up the fighting, as well as the strategies and plans and the many controversies that arose. more...

  • The Six-Day War of 1899by Patrick H. Hase

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2008; US$ 35.00

    In 1899, a year after the Convention of Peking leased the New Territories to Britain, the British moved to establish control. This triggered resistance by the some of the population of the New Territories. There ensued six days of fighting with heavy Chinese casualties. This truly forgotten war has been thoroughly researched for the first time and... more...