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  • Building Democracyby Christine Loh

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2003; US$ 24.00

    This book offers an analysis of Hong Kong's current political situation within the larger context of its political history and its relationship to Beijing. more...

  • Critical Discourse Analysis in Historiographyby Professor John Flowerdew

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 110.00

    The book shows how the study of the evolving discourse employed during a political process spanning more than a decade can provide insights for critical discourse analysis, on the one hand, and understanding of a real world political process on the other, thereby demonstrating the potential role for critical discourse analysis in historiography. more...

  • The Happy Valleyby Ken Nicolson

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2010; US$ 35.00

    The book describes the origin and evolution of Hong Kong's oldest Western cemetery garden in the Happy Valley and, by means of a self-guided tour, highlights the need for urgent action to conserve the deteriorating built and natural heritage resources of this important historic cultural landscape. more...

  • Neoliberalism and Culture in China and Hong Kongby Hai Ren

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95

    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. The... 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 Political Future of Hong Kongby Kit Poon

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 46.95

    On July 1 st , 2007, Hong Kong celebrated the 10 th anniversary of its return to the People?s Republic of China, but the past decade has been a bumpy ride for both the Hong Kong people and the central leaders in China. In fact, in 2003 Beijing had already succumbed to public pressure within the fairly short period of its rule by abruptly replacing... more...

  • The Politics of Hong Kong's Reversion to Chinaby David Wen-Wei Chang; Richard Y. Chuang

    Palgrave Macmillan 1997; US$ 42.00

    Hong Kong's reunification with China presents China with a great challenge: to preserve the prosperity and stability that Hong Kong has achieved under the British legacy of a democratic free-enterprise system and an efficient but noninterfering government. China aims to successfully link its own traditionally socialist economy and communist political... more...

  • Precarious Balance: Hong Kong Between China and Britain, 1842-1992by Ming K. Chan; John D. Young

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    This work closely considers the history and political importance of Hong Kong in the period 1842 to 1992. 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...

  • Colonial Hong Kong in the Eyes of Elsie Tuby Elsie Tu

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2003; US$ 32.00

    This is a book with strong messages for today. Mrs Tu's deep concerns about the current international scene have the most immediate and obvious topical relevance. But there is an equally strong lesson in her description of the corruption that used to be so pervasive in Hong Kong and her battles against it. more...