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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...

  • Hong Kong in Chinaby Andrew M. Marton

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1999; US$ 16.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • This is War!by Jennie Gray

    The History Press 2013; US$ 21.86

    <div>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... more...

  • Travellers' Tales of Hong Kong, Canton & Macaoby Michael Wise

    Marshall Cavendish 2013; US$ 19.99

    Collected for the first time in a single volume are these true and often comic stories of the South China Coast. Seventy visitors from around the world give vivid accounts of their experiences—of high society at Government House and low life in Canton gaols, of spies in Hong Kong and pirates on buccaneering junks, of typhoons, burglars and Eastern... 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...

  • Why Complementarity Matters for Stability‚ÄĒHong Kong SAR and Singapore as Asian Financial Centersby Vanessa Le Lesle; Franziska Ohnsorge; Minsuk Kim; Srikant Seshadri

    International Monetary Fund 2014; US$ 9.00

    There is much speculation regarding a ‚Äúrace for dominance‚Ä? among financial centers in Asia, arising from the anticipated financial opening up of China. This frame of reference is, to an extent, a predilection that results from a traditional understanding of financial centers as possessing historical, geographic, and scale economy advantages. This... more...

  • Ancestral Imagesby Hugh Baker

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2011; US$ 50.00

    A new edition in one volume of Hugh Baker's celebrated three volumes of Ancestral Images originally published in 1979, 1980 and 1981. The 120 articles and photographs explore everyday life, customs and rituals in Hong Kong's rural New Territories. Each mouthful is complete in itself, but together the articles amount to a substantial feast.... more...