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7 edition of A Documentary History of Hong Kong found in the catalog.

A Documentary History of Hong Kong

Society

by David Faure

  • 300 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Hong Kong Univ Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Economic geography,
  • Rural communities,
  • China,
  • Hong Kong,
  • Asia - China,
  • Asia - General,
  • History,
  • Politics/International Relations

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13075653M
    ISBN 109622093930
    ISBN 109789622093935

    The region of Hong Kong has been inhabited since the Old Stone Age, later becoming part of the Chinese empire with its loose incorporation into the Qin dynasty (– BC). Starting out as a farming fishing village and salt production site, it became an important free port and eventually a major international financial centre.. The Qing dynasty ceded Hong Kong to the British Empire in This documentary study, originating as a research project a year after the epidemic, is a comprehensive attempt to examine the development of public health in Hong Kong from to the early s. It covers the periods of prewar colonial rule, Japanese occupation, postwar reconstruction and growth, and the beginning of decolonization.

    A Modern History of Hong Kong is clearly written and easily read; it is fully referenced, but unobtrusively so. Tsang offers a mix of narrative and analysis, and covers social and economic history as well as politics. The approach seems balanced, and it is obvious when in a few places Tsang takes positions which he realises are disputed. Buy A Documentary History of Hong Kong: Society v. 2 by David Faure (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

    1 Fang Fang, Zhongguo jilupian fazhan shi (A history of the development of Chinese documentaries), B ; 1 Until recently, even the best informed cinephiles and scholars would have been hard pressed to name any Hong Kong documentaries or academic work on the subject. The colonial nature of public audio-visual institutions before the handover in and Hong Kong cinema’s commercial. History In the very long scale of history, Hong Kong as we know it today has existed for a mere blink of an eye. But there was a lot going on in the region before that wintry morning in when a contingent of British marines clambered ashore and planted the Union flag on the western part of Hong Kong Island, claiming it for the British Crown.


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A Documentary History of Hong Kong by David Faure Download PDF EPUB FB2

A Documentary History of Hong Kong: Government and Politics (v. 1) Paperback – January 9, by Steve Tsang (Author)Cited by: 6. Dr David Faure, University Lecturer in Modern Chinese History, University of Oxford, has written extensive about Chinese history and Hong Kong history.

In addition to this volume he edited A Documentary History of Hong Kong Society. Dr Lee Pui-tak is a research officer and honorary lecturer at the Centre of Asian Studies, The University of Hong : $ This book puts together historical documents that illustrate the lives and concerns of Hong Kong people through a century and a half of colonial rule.

A Documentary History of Hong Kong book describes not only the ideals of the elite, but also the harsh realities of life faced by the majority, who until recent years lived under considerable : Paperback. Book Info. A Documentary History of Hong Kong. Book Description: This volume analyses the evolution of a unique brand of politics in Hong Kong.

It examines how a Crown Colony system responded to the demands made of it by its Chinese and British residents in the shadow of the often volatile politics of modern China.

: A Documentary History of Hong Kong: Government and Politics (v. 1) () by Tsang, Steve and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.4/5(1). A Documentary History of Hong Kong: Society; David Faure ; Book; Published by: Hong Kong University Press, HKU; View contents.

View Citation; summary. This book puts together historical documents that illustrate the lives and concerns of Hong Kong people through a century and a half of colonial rule. Table of Contents. A Documentary History of Hong Kong: Government and Politics; Steve Tsang ; Book; Published by: Hong Kong University Press, HKU; View contents.

View Citation; summary. This volume analyses the evolution of a unique brand of politics in Hong Kong. It examines how a Crown Colony system responded to the demands made of it by its Chinese and Cited by: 6. A Documentary History of Public Health in Hong Kong: Medicine & Health Science Books @ a documentary history of hong kong 25 may This documentary looks at Joshua Wong, an activist in Hong Kong the Hong Kong government headquarters to protest the Chinese plan.

publication of academic works and general books about Hong Kong in the last few years, there is still a need for a good scholarly general history which takes account of overall changes in Hong Kong's politics, society, external relations.

This book puts together historical documents that illustrate the lives and concerns of Hong Kong people through a century and a half of colonial rule. It describes not only the ideals of the 5/5(1). This documentary study, originating as a research project a year after the epidemic, is a comprehensive attempt to examine the development of public health in Hong Kong from to the early s.

It covers the periods of prewar colonial rule, Japanese occupation, postwar reconstruction and growth, and the beginning of decolonization. A Documentary History of Hong Kong 作者: Steve Tsang 出版社: Hong Kong University Press 副标题: Government and Politics 出版年: 页数: 定价: USD 装帧:.

Tsang has a writing style that makes history interesting. He discusses the roles of Chinese government, the British government and the Chinese who immigrate to Hong Kong.

He also has a very good understanding of the role of government and the economic forces at work. He is very objective and does not have an "agenda".Cited by: This book tells the fascinating story of the development of medical and sanitation services in Hong Kong during the first century of British rule and how changing political values and directions of the colonial administration and the socio-economic status of the Hong Kong Author: Ka-che Yip, Man Kong Wong, Yuen Sang Leung.

The publication of this book marks the fifteenth anniversary of the outbreak of SARS epidemic in Hong Kong in This documentary study, originating as a research project a year after the epidemic, is a comprehensive attempt to examine the development of public health in Hong Kong from to the early s.

Ancient history Remnants of burial grounds and early rock carvings show human life in Hong Kong as far back as the Stone Age. The territory is thought to have come into the fold of the Chinese.

A Documentary History of Hong Kong: Government and Politics. [Steve Tsang; Steve Yui-Sang Tsang] -- This volume analyses the evolution of a unique brand of politics in Hong Kong. It examines how a Crown Colony system responded to the demands made of it by its Chinese and British residents in the.

Documentary on the History of Hong Kong through Produced by The Film Business Limited. A documentary covering the final year of the countdown period to the Hong-Kong hand-over. These films watch events unfold through the eyes. It tells the history from the days before the British occupy Hong Kong to the British's handover of Hong Kong.

It's an extremely insightful book that tells not only the cold hard truths that were going on at the time, it also conveys the spirit of the Hong Kong people and how they change over time/5(10). To explain the situation in Hong Kong in great detail—its history with China, what provoked Hong Kong people, and what comes next—I’ve curated a list of five books that go deep and beyond about the topic.

A note on diversity: this list only has one female writer. This is because there aren’t a lot of women who have written books on the subject.Great history of Hong Kong.

Rather apologetic on the British side, but if you've read plenty of other books condemning the Opium Wars, this is an impressive, thorough history that provides a bit of balance (but read with a pinch of salt).

This is considered the #1 history of Hong Kong, and the reputation is s: