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  • 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...

  • Global Hong Kongby Cindy Wong; Gary McDonogh

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 35.95

    Global Hong Kong locates Hong Kong in the contemporary globalizing world. Hong Kong, as the authors argue, is an archetypal place, sitting at the intersection of East and West. It is also a major center for global capital flows and world trade. Moreover, in recent years, the island's global cultural power has become increasingly evident, as Hong... 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...

  • 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...

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

    DK Publishing 2013; US$ 14.00

    Now available in PDF 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...

  • Hong Kong: The City of Dreamsby Nury Vittachi; Ben Simmons

    Tuttle Publishing 2013; US$ 24.95

    You can leave Hong Kong, but it will never leave you. The experience of encountering an unforgettable mix of influences, cultures, and flavors stays with visitors. It's a place of clashing contrasts, Hong Kong is famous as the place where East most dramatically meets West, but that's just the start of it. It is also where the future meets the past... more...

  • Critical Discourse Analysis in Historiographyby Professor John Flowerdew

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 105.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...