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Description - Hong Kong's History by Tak-Wing Ngo

Rewriting Hong Kong's history from the bottom up, the chapters investigate vital, but hitherto obscured, aspects of the colony's rise. They cover the Chinese collaboration with the colonial regime, legal discrimination and intimidation, rural politics, social movements, government-business relations, industrial policy, flexible manufacturing and colonial historiography. Drawing together contributions from historians, sociologists and political scientists, the book highlights the role played by a variety of social actors in Hong Kong's history and differs both from recent celebrations of British colonialism and anti-colonial Chinese nationalism.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415208680
ISBN-10: 0415208688
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 17mm)
Pages: 218
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 12-Aug-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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