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  • Hong Kong's Watershedby Gary Ka-wai Cheung

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2009; US$ 40.00

    Hong Kong's Watershed: The 1967 Riots is the first English book that provides an account and critical analysis of the disturbances based on declassified files from the British government and recollection by key players during the events. The interviews with the participants, including Jack Cater, Liang Shangyuan, George Walden, Tsang Tak-sing,... more...

  • Foreign Communities in Hong Kong, 1840s-1950sby Cindy Yik-yi Chu

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 105.00

    This collection of essays describes adaptations of minority ethnic groups to cross-cultural situations in Hong Kong from the 1840s through the 1950s. It aims to portray Hong Kong history through the perspectives of foreign communities - the British, Germans, Americans, Indians and Japanese - and to understand how they perceived the economic situation,... more...

  • HONG KONG x 24 x 365by David Clarke

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2007; US$ 45.00

    This book offers a critical analysis of contemporary post-handover Hong Kong, through words and through a selection of colour images taken over a twelve months period. more...

  • Reclaimed Landby David Clarke

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2002; US$ 40.00

    This is an extraordinary and original way of telling the story of those years, and of examining the forces and phenomena behind that story. It can be enjoyed for its photography, considered as an excitingly different way of recording history, and read as a profound reflection on a city foreseeing and then experiencing an historical transformation. more...

  • Understanding South Asian Minorities in Hong Kongby John Nguyet Erni; Lisa Yuk-ming Leung

    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 groups—Indians, Pakistanis, and Nepalese—Erni and Leung explore the cultural histories of South Asians... more...

  • A Documentary History of Hong Kongby David Faure

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1997; US$ 48.00

    This volume analyses the evolution of a unique brand of politics in Hong Kong. It examines how a Crown Colony system responded to the demands made of it by its Chinese and British residents in the shadow of the often volatile politics of modern China. more...

  • Critical Discourse Analysis in Historiographyby Professor John Flowerdew

    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...

  • This is WAR!’by Jennie Gray

    The History Press 2013; US$ 12.49

    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...

  • The Six-Day War of 1899by Patrick H. Hase

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2008; US$ 35.00

    In 1899, a year after the Convention of Peking leased the New Territories to Britain, the British moved to establish control. This triggered resistance by the some of the population of the New Territories. There ensued six days of fighting with heavy Chinese casualties. This truly forgotten war has been thoroughly researched for the first time and... more...

  • Friends and Teachersby James Hayes

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1996; US$ 40.00

    The book covers several decades of Hong Kong's recent past, from the time James Hayes joined the Administrative Grade of the Hong Kong Civil Service in the 1950s to his retirement in the 1980s, thirty-two years later. more...