The Final Years Of British Hong Kong

Author: J. Flowerdew
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1349261351
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This book critically reviews the British experience in Hong Kong with special emphasis on the tenure of the last governor, Chris Patten, and the discourse he used in guiding the transfer of sovereignty to China.

The Last Governor

Author: Jonathan Dimbleby
Publisher: Pen & Sword Books
ISBN: 9781526700636
Size: 48.36 MB
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Within the last five years of British rule, acclaimed journalist Jonathan Dimbleby was given unique access to the governor which enabled him to document the twists and turns of such an extraordinary diplomatic, political and personal drama.

Encyclopedia Of Race Ethnicity And Society

Author: Richard T. Schaefer
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412926947
Size: 51.74 MB
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Siu-lun Wong, in Emigrant Entrepreneurs: Shanghai Industrialists in Hong Kong,
observed that many Shanghainese who migrated to Hong Kong during the
second half of the 20th century were highly skilled and established themselves
as prosperous and influential individuals. Members of other Chinese minorities,
however, often held less prominent positions. A Change of Sovereignty Except
for its final years, the British colonial administration in Hong Kong provided
Chinese ...

Prospects For Democracy In Hong Kong

Author: Michael F. Martin
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 143792784X
Size: 49.59 MB
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Over the last 12 years, the issue of democratic reforms has been one of the
preeminent political concerns in Hong Kong. Efforts by the Hong Kong
government to modify Hong Kong's election system have been stymied by local
opposition or intervention by the Chinese government. Proposed changes ... In
1843, the British Parliament passed legislation establishing a Legislative Council
(Legco) in Hong Kong—appointed by the Governor—to advise the Governor and
his administration.

Poxy Chicken

Author: Frank Wingate
Publisher: Austin MacAuley
ISBN: 9781784557652
Size: 24.99 MB
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This book tells the story of expatriate life in the final years of the UK's last Asian colony, and the meeting of cultures, West with East.

Marine E Sbs

Author: Doug Armstrong
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472816560
Size: 34.35 MB
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Cooper and his highly trained team would risk their lives in their bid to crush a plot that threatened not only Hong Kong but the entire globe. This is classic military fiction at its best.

Gender And Community Under British Colonialism

Author: Siu Keung Cheung
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135861722
Size: 22.61 MB
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Hong Kong's values are decent values. They are universal values. They are the
values of the future in Asia as else- where, a future in which the happiest and the
richest communities, and the most confident and the most stable too, will be those
that best com- bine political liberty and economic freedom as we do here today.
—The farewell speech by the last British governor of Hong Kong, Chris Patten,
June 30, 19971 On June 30, 1997, the 156 years of British colonial rule of Hong ...