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Hong Kong University Press

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  • Traces 5: Universities in Translationby Brett de Bary

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2009; US$ 60.00

    Essays analyze the global movement to "reform" and standardize higher education as a translation of disciplinary technologies of new managerialism from business and industry to the university. more...

  • The Construction of Racial Identities in China and Japanby Frank Dikotter

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1997; US$ 40.00

    This volume shows that the construction of symbolic boundaries between racial categories has undergone many transformations in China and Japan, but the attempt to rationalize and rank differences between population groups remains widespread. more...

  • The Age of Opennessby Frank Dikotter

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2008; US$ 35.00

    The era between empire and communism is routinely portrayed as a catastrophic interlude in China's modern history, but this engagingly written book shows instead that the first half of the twentieth century witnessed a qualitatively unprecedented trend towards openness.Frank Dikotter argues that the years from 1900 to 1949 were characterised at... more...

  • Sex, Culture and Modernity in Chinaby Frank Dikotter

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1995; US$ 29.00

    With the disintegration of Confucian cosmology after the fall of the imperial system in China, medical science was introduced as the epistemological foundation for social order. The construction of sexuality as a dangerous drive which was thought to form the very core of an individual led to the emergence of a wide range of identities. The roots of... more...

  • Wong Kar-wai's Ashes of Timeby Wimal Dissanayake

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2003; US$ 38.00

    This book presents the nature and significance of Ashes of Time, and the reasons for its being regarded as a landmark in Hong Kong cinema. more...

  • Tropical Asian Streamsby David Dudgeon

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1999; US$ 67.00

    This book deals with the ecology of rivers and streams in the Oriental Region, and describes the composition of their unique fauna - especially the diverse array of animals which live on and among the bottom sediments. more...

  • Asian Urbanizationby D. J. Dwyer

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1971; US$ 20.00

    The Journal of Oriental Studies is published twice yearly, in January and July, by the Hong Kong University Press. All manuscripts, books for review, and editorial communications should be submitted to the Editor, Journal of Oriental Studies, the University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. more...

  • Hong Kong Internment, 1942-1945by Geoffrey Charles Emerson

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2008; US$ 38.00

    A selection of attractively written articles by Dr Hugh Baker, Head of the Far East Department, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, on Chinese customs, folklore and traditional life in Hong Kong. Although the content of this book is academically respectable and informative, it is designed for popular reading. more...

  • Constancy of Purposeby Dafydd Emrys Evans

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1987; US$ 43.00

    This volume relates the development of the Faculty from its beginnings and commemorates the establishment of one of the oldest and most reputable medical schools in South East Asia. more...

  • Toward Critical Patriotismby Gregory P. Fairbrother

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2003; US$ 40.00

    This book considers, in the context of political education in China and colonial Hong Kong, the effects of critical thinking on university students' attitudes toward the nation. Its objective is to understand how students' attitudes toward patriotism diverge from those held by the majority. more...