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Hong Kong University Press, HKU

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  • Changing Identities of the Southeast Asian Chinese Since World War IIby Jennifer Cushman; Gungwu Wang

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1988; US$ 37.00

    In June 1985, a symposium, Changing Identities of the Southeast Asian Chinese since World War II was held at the Australian National University in Canberra. This volume includes many of the papers from that symposium presented by ANU scholars and those from universities elsewhere in Australia, North America and Southeast Asia. Participants looked at... more...

  • Masculinities and Hong Kong Cinemaby Laikwan Pang; Day Wong

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2005; US$ 60.00

    This collection of exciting essays explores how the representations and the ideologies of masculinities can be productively studied in the context of Hong Kong cinema. It has two objectives: first, to investigate the multiple meanings and manifestations of masculinities in Hong Kong cinema that compliment and contradict each other. Second, to analyze... more...

  • Asian Diasporasby Robbie B.H. Goh; Shawn Wong

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2004; US$ 23.00

    The essays in this volume view Asian diasporic movements in the context of globalization and global citizenship, in which multiple cultural allegiances, influences and claims together create complex negotiations of identity. more...

  • Literary Theory Todayby M.A. Abbas; Tak-Wai Wong

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1981; US$ 11.00

    This book contains the papers given at a conference on literary theory held at the University of Hong Kong from March 31 to April 4, 1981. to complement the papers, an edited version of the taped discussions has been included.In the past two decades, literary theory has undergone such rapid change that it is now, for some, practically unrecognizable.... more...

  • Brecht and East Asian Theatreby Anthony Tatlow; Tak-wai Wong

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1982; US$ 21.00

    This book contains unique information about Berrolt Brecht and East Asian theatre. It focuses in particular on China and offers first and detailed accounts of important Brecht productions from those directly involved. Hence it grants remarkable insight into the problems of modern Chinese thaetre and its relationship to Western theatre and into possible... more...

  • A Clinical Atlas of Chinese Infantsby Faith C.S. Ho; P.C. Wu

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1996; US$ 40.00

    A well-known Chinese idiom states: 'seeing once is better than hearing a hundred times'. Certainly 'eeing' is the most effective way for medical students to learn about child health and clinical paediatrics. In situations when the real clinical conditionis not available for viewing, a good picture is the best alternative. more...

  • Topics in Pathology for Hong Kongby Faith C.S. Ho; P.C. Wu

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1995; US$ 32.00

    This book focuses on some of the important diseases prevalent in Hong Kong and provides concise and current information useful for medical students, practitioners and researchers. more...

  • City Voicesby Michael Ingham; Xu Xi

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2003; US$ 50.00

    City Voices is the first showcase of postwar Hong Kong literature originating in English. Fiction, poetry, essays and memoirs from more than 70 authors are featured to demonstrate 'the rich variety and vitality of the city's literary production'. more...

  • City Stageby Mike Ingham; Xu Xi

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2005; US$ 50.00

    City Stage is an anthology of recent Hong Kong English-language drama written for Hong Kong performers and audiences. All the plays were written in the last ten years and so capture and reflect the fast-developing multiculturalism of the Hong Kong scene -- a somewhat paradoxical phenomenon in view of the 1997 return to China Mainland sovereignty. more...

  • May Days in Hong Kongby Robert Bickers; Ray Yep

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2009; US$ 40.00

    In this study of the anti-colonial riots which erupted in Hong Kong in May 1967, the authors of May Days in Hong Kong shed new light on their causes, their impact on future government policy and on Sino-British relations, and their legacy for Hong Kong society and governance, and the people of the territory.This is the first sustained exploration of... more...