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  • The Great Differenceby James Hayes

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2006; US$ 40.00

    The study covers the whole period of the Lease, with all its crowded events and dramatic changes, as they affected the native inhabitants and their relationship with the government and, over time, the many times larger new urban population. more...

  • Hong Kong Cultureby Louie Kam

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2010; US$ 40.00

    This book contains thirteen essays on post-1997 Hong Kong culture by some of the world's best authorities on this topic today. The majority of the essays are on literature and film. As well as these two genres, some essays also explore new types of texts such as protest art. more...

  • Hong Kongby Caroline Knowles; Douglas Harper

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 19.00

    In 1997 the United Kingdom returned control of Hong Kong to China, ending the city’s status as one of the last remnants of the British Empire and initiating a new phase for it as both a modern city and a hub for global migrations. Hong Kong is a tour of the city’s postcolonial urban landscape, innovatively told through fieldwork and photography.... 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...

  • Why Complementarity Matters for Stability—Hong Kong SAR and Singapore as Asian Financial Centersby Vanessa Le Lesle; Franziska Ohnsorge; Minsuk Kim; Srikant Seshadri

    International Monetary Fund 2014; US$ 9.00

    There is much speculation regarding a “race for dominanceâ€? 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Forgotten Soulsby Patricia Lim

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2011; US$ 55.00

    The book has recorded the inscriptions on all 8,000 graves in the HK Cemetery to provide a rich description of life in Hong Kong during the first 100 years approximately from its colonization and a wonderful series of anecdotes. 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...

  • Underground Frontby Christine Loh

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2010; US$ 35.00

    Underground Front is a pioneering examination of the role that the Chinese Communist Party has played in Hong Kong since the creation of the Party in 1921, through to the present day. This book brings events right up to date and includes the results of a survey about the Hong Kong public's attitude towards the CCP. more...