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- 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...
- Springer Singapore 2015; US$ 94.37
This book offers a novel and parsimonious framework to help understand Hong Kong?s lengthy democratic transition by analyzing the electoral dynamics of the city?s competitive authoritarian political system, where pro-Beijing and pro-democracy parties have struggled to keep each other in check. The author demonstrates how a relatively liberal media... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2014; US$ 50.00
People of South Asian descent are a large, varied and increasingly visible part of Hong Kong's population. Most have found ways of prospering despite social and economic obstacles and widespread discrimination. Focusing on three important groupsIndians, Pakistanis, and NepaleseErni and Leung explore the cultural histories of South Asians... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 11.99
Anthony Cotterell wrote a unique form of war journalism ? witty, sharp,engaging, and so vivid it was almost cinematic. As an official British Army journalist during the Second World War, he flew on bombing raids, sailed with merchant shipping convoys, crossed to France on D-Day, and took part in the Normandy Campaign. During this time he kept a diary,... more...
- 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 experiencesof 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...
- Tuttle Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99
This stunning Hong Kong travel pictorial captures the architecture, culture, people, and cuisine of one of the most dynamic cities. 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... more...
- 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...