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Hong Kong in the Cold War

Priscilla Roberts and John M. Carroll


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 happening in China and an outlet that China could use to keep in touch with the outside world. Exploring the many complexities of Cold War politics from a global and interdisciplinary perspective, Hong Kong in the Cold War shows how Hong Kong attained and honed a pragmatic tradition that bridged the abyss between such opposite ideas as capitalism and communism, thus maintaining a compromise betwee ... More

Keywords: Hong Kong, China, History, Politics, Cold War, Communism, Capitalism, Culture, Economics, Intelligence

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9789888208005
Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: May 2017 DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789888208005.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Priscilla Roberts, editor
University of Hong Kong

John M. Carroll, editor

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