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Hong Kong's Watershed: The 1967 Riots

Gary Ka-wai Cheung


This is the first English book that provides an account and critical analysis of the disturbances based on declassified files from the British government and recollection by key players during the events. The interviews with the participants, including Jack Cater, Liang Shangyuan, George Walden, Tsang Tak-sing, Tsang Yok-sing, and Hong Kong government officials, provided irreplaceable records of oral history on the political upheaval. The book analyses the causes and repercussions of the 1967 riots, which are widely seen as a watershed of post-war history of Hong Kong. It depicts the prelude t ... More

Keywords: disturbances, Hong Kong, political upheaval, 1967 riots, Macau, post-war history

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9789622090897
Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789622090897.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gary Ka-wai Cheung, author