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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Being Eurasianby Vicky Lee

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2004; US$ 50.00

    This book is a description and analysis of the lives of three famous Hong Kong Eurasian memoirists, Joyce Symons, Irene Cheng and Jean Gittins, and explores their very different ways of constructing and looking at their own ethnic identity. more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Colonial Hong Kong and Modern Chinaby Pui-tak Lee

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2005; US$ 35.00

    The evolution of Hong Kong, as a British colony and now a Special Administrative Region at China's door step, has always been inextricably intertwined with the situation in China. This relationship is examined through various perspectives in this volume. 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...

  • A Concise History of Hong Kongby John M. Carroll

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 28.99

    John M. Carroll's engrossing and accessible narrative explores the remarkable history of Hong Kong from the early 1800s through the post-1997 handover, when this former colony became a Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China. The book explores Hong Kong as a place with a unique identity, yet also a crossroads where Chinese... more...

  • Contemporary Hong Kong Politicsby Wai-man Lam; Percy Luen-tim Lui; Wilson Wong

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2007; US$ 56.00

    Contemporary Hong Kong Politics analyzes Hong Kong's core political institutions, mediating institutions and actors, key policy areas, and relationships with Mainland China and the international community.The politics of the HKSAR have often been turbulent in the decade since the 1997 handover. This book presents a comprehensive and systematic... more...

  • Cool! Hong Kongby Martin Liu

    Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2010; US$ 15.60

    Detailed, up-to-date information about what’s trendy and worth a visit in the every-changing city. more...