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  • 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...

  • Hong Kong: The City of Dreamsby Nury Vittachi; Ben Simmons

    Tuttle Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99

    This stunning Hong Kong travel pictorial captures the architecture, culture, people, and cuisine of one of the most dynamic cities. You can leave Hong Kong, but it will never leave you. The experience of encountering an unforgettable mix of influences, cultures, and flavors stays with visitors. It's a place of clashing contrasts, Hong Kong is famous... more...

  • The Politics of Hong Kong's Reversion to Chinaby David Wen-Wei Chang; Richard Y. Chuang

    Palgrave Macmillan 1997; US$ 42.00

    Hong Kong's reunification with China presents China with a great challenge: to preserve the prosperity and stability that Hong Kong has achieved under the British legacy of a democratic free-enterprise system and an efficient but noninterfering government. China aims to successfully link its own traditionally socialist economy and communist political... more...

  • Traveller's Tales of the Old China Coastby Michael Wise

    Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2008; US$ 19.60

    Collected for the first time in a single volume are these true and often comic stories of Hong Kong, Canton and Macao. more...

  • Travellers' Tales of Hong Kong, Canton & Macaoby Michael Wise

    Marshall Cavendish 2013; US$ 19.99

    Collected for the first time in a single volume are these true and often comic stories of the South China Coast. Seventy visitors from around the world give vivid accounts of their experiences—of high society at Government House and low life in Canton gaols, of spies in Hong Kong and pirates on buccaneering junks, of typhoons, burglars and Eastern... more...

  • One Country, Two Systems in Crisisby Wong

    Lexington Books 2008; US$ 40.50

    'One Country, Two Systems' in Crisis elucidates how China's intervention in Hong Kong after the British handover in 1984 has curtailed Hong Kong's civil liberties; how freedom of speech is at the mercy of the government; and how deception has turned the 'Pearl of the Orient' into the rubber stamp of the Chinese Communist Party. more...

  • Global Hong Kongby Cindy Wong; Gary McDonogh

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 35.95

    Global Hong Kong locates Hong Kong in the contemporary globalizing world. Hong Kong, as the authors argue, is an archetypal place, sitting at the intersection of East and West. It is also a major center for global capital flows and world trade. Moreover, in recent years, the island's global cultural power has become increasingly evident, as Hong... more...

  • Electoral Politics in Post-1997 Hong Kongby Stan Hok-Wui Wong

    Springer Singapore 2015; US$ 102.50

    This book offers a novel and parsimonious framework to help understand Hong Kong’s lengthy democratic transition by analyzing the electoral dynamics of the city’s competitive authoritarian political system, where pro-Beijing and pro-democracy parties have struggled to keep each other in check. The author demonstrates how a relatively liberal media... more...

  • Electing Hong Kong's Chief Executiveby Simon Young; Richard Cullen

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2010; US$ 38.00

    This book is a critical study of the system used to elect Hong Kong's most powerful political leader. Following a historical, empirical and legal examination of the system, the book provides constructive ideas on how the existing system can be developed into one based on universal suffrage and consistent with other constitutional principles and... more...