Hong Kong’s Transitions, 1842–1997

The reversion of Hong Kong to China on 1 July 1997 is an event of major historical significance. This volume examines this dramatic event from a long-term perspective against the background of earlier turning points in Hong Kong's political, economic and social history. It also explores Hong Ko...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Brown, Judith M. (Editor), Foot, Rosemary (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London Palgrave Macmillan UK 1997, 1997
Series:St Antony’s Series
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Summary:The reversion of Hong Kong to China on 1 July 1997 is an event of major historical significance. This volume examines this dramatic event from a long-term perspective against the background of earlier turning points in Hong Kong's political, economic and social history. It also explores Hong Kong's links with China and Britain in this troubled last decade of colonial rule, and offers a basis for assessing the territory's possible future as a part of the Chinese state
Physical Description:XIV, 213 p online resource
ISBN:9781349254996