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Fire and IceLi Cunxu and the Founding of the Later Tang

Fire and Ice: Li Cunxu and the Founding of the Later Tang

Richard L. Davis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9789888208975
eISBN:
9789888313990
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208975.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Later Tang was the first of several ephemeral states created by the Shatuo Turks in tenth-century China and Li Cunxu, a martial genius, was its founder. In fifteen years, he turned a small ... More

Foreigners under MaoWestern Lives in China, 1949-1976

Foreigners under Mao: Western Lives in China, 1949-1976

Beverley Hooper

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9789888208746
eISBN:
9789888313754
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208746.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Foreigners under Mao: Western Lives in China, 1949–1976 is a pioneering study of the Western community during the turbulent Mao era. Based largely on personal interviews, memoirs, private letters, ... More

Hong Kong in the Cold War

Hong Kong in the Cold War

Priscilla Roberts and John M. Carroll (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9789888208005
eISBN:
9789888390106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208005.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Cold War was a distinct and crucial period in Hong Kong’s evolution and in its relations with China and the rest of the world. Hong Kong was a window through which the West could monitor what was ... More

Unruly PeopleCrime, Community, and State in Late Imperial South China

Unruly People: Crime, Community, and State in Late Imperial South China

Robert J. Antony

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9789888208951
eISBN:
9789888390052
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208951.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Unruly People shows that in mid-Qing Guangdong banditry occurred mainly in the densely populated core Canton delta where state power was strongest, challenging the conventional wisdom that banditry ... More

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