The Final Years Of British Hong Kong

Author: J. Flowerdew
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1349261351
Size: 60.83 MB
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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.

Encyclopedia Of Race Ethnicity And Society

Author: Richard T. Schaefer
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412926947
Size: 29.21 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 ...

A Modern History Of Hong Kong

Author: Steve Tsang
Publisher: I.B.Tauris
ISBN: 9781845114190
Size: 52.94 MB
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Tsang addresses the changing relations between the local Chinese and the expatriate communities in 156 years of British rule, and the emergence of a local identity.

The Fall Of Hong Kong

Author: Philip Snow
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300103731
Size: 22.69 MB
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In this powerful narrative, Philip Snow unravels the dramatic story of the occupation from the viewpoint of all the key players - the Hong Kong Chinese, the British, the Japanese, and the mainland Chinese - and reinteprets the subsequent ...

Prospects For Democracy In Hong Kong

Author: Michael F. Martin
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 143792784X
Size: 28.90 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.

Hong Kong

Author: Wei-Bin Zhang
Publisher: Nova Publishers
ISBN: 9781594546006
Size: 57.51 MB
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Hong Kong has an urbanisation history of an interesting course -- from fishing village of the Qing dynasty under the Manchu rule, to British colony with 98 per cent of its population being Chinese, to global city with great wealth and ...

The Last Governor

Author: Jonathan Dimbleby
Publisher: Pen & Sword Books
ISBN: 9781526700636
Size: 59.14 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.