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Hong Kong: The Road to 1997

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September 2006

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Essential reading for all those interested in the remarkable history of Hong Kong since 1945 and in its unpredictable future after 1997.


Inhaltsverzeichnis

Preface; Acknowledgements; Glossary; Map: Hong Kong, 1997; Introduction: prewar colony; 1. Reoccupation: postwar comeback, 1945-7; 2. Consolidation: the Grantham years, 1947-58; 3. Growth: the 1960s; 4. Transformation: the MacLehose years, 1971-82; 5. Negotiations: Sino-British diplomacy, 1982-92; 6. Confrontation: the Patten years, 1992-5; 7. Future: to 1997 and beyond; 8. Conclusions: endgame; Appendixes; Bibliography; Index.

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'Hong Kong: The Road to 1997 fulfills the need for a text that is readable, yet comprehensive, on this important time in the history of the Asian Pacific. The book is well organised, current and accurate, with up-to-date material that brings the topic to the brink of the twenty-first century. The author manages to take complex ideas and present them in a manner that is accessible, weaving a very believable story.' Asian Affairs
EAN: 9780521469791
ISBN: 0521469791
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: September 2006
Seitenanzahl: 256 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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