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Walking Macao, Reading the Baroque

Walking Macao, Reading the Baroque

Jeremy Tambling and Louis Lo

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099371
eISBN:
9789882207660
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099371.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This is a guide-book that brings forth the art and architecture of Macao and the baroque treasures that make the territory of Macao so attractive. The book aims to help with an understanding of the ... More

We Shall Suffer ThereHong Kong's Defenders Imprisoned, 1942-45

We Shall Suffer There: Hong Kong's Defenders Imprisoned, 1942-45

Tony Banham

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099609
eISBN:
9789882207677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099609.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This work documents the experiences of Hong Kong's prisoners of war and civilian internees from their capture by the Japanese in December 1941 to liberation, rescue, and repatriation. While the ... More

Where There Are Asians, There Are Rice CookersHow “National” Went Global via Hong Kong

Where There Are Asians, There Are Rice Cookers: How “National” Went Global via Hong Kong

Yoshiko Nakano

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028085
eISBN:
9789882207684
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028085.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This book focuses on the electric rice cooker and the impact it has had on the lives of Asian people. This account of the rice cooker's globalization aims to move away from Japan-centric perspectives ... More

Whither Taiwan and Mainland ChinaNational Identity, the State and Intellectuals

Whither Taiwan and Mainland China: National Identity, the State and Intellectuals

Zhidong Hao

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622091009
eISBN:
9789882207691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622091009.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This is one of the few books that argues for a feasible compromise solution to the political conflict across the Taiwan Strait that still troubles greater China. The book elaborates on the factors ... More

Y. K. Pao, My FatherMy Father

Y. K. Pao, My Father: My Father

Anna Pao Sohmen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888083312
eISBN:
9789888180844
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083312.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Sir Y. K. Pao (Pao Yue-kong), 1918–1991, rose from modest origins to become, by the mid-1970s, the world's largest private shipowner. His Hong Kong-based company World-Wide Shipping diversified into ... More

Young Rebels in Contemporary Chinese Cinema

Young Rebels in Contemporary Chinese Cinema

Xuelin Zhou

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098497
eISBN:
9789882207707
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098497.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Has China in the 1980s gone through a phase of “youth rebellion” comparable with that represented in films such as Rebel Without a Cause (1954), Look Back in Anger (1959), or Easy Rider (1969)? This ... More

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