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Chinese Art and Its Encounter with the World

David Clarke

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789888083060
eISBN:
9789882209794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083060.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book offers a bridge into the critical understanding of modern Chinese art through its encounter with the world beyond China's borders. It demonstrates Chinese art's interconnections with ... More


Macau

John Ure

in Telecommunications Development in Asia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099029
eISBN:
9789882207486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099029.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines telecommunications development in Macau. The telecommunications infrastructure was built under the monopoly of CTM (Companhia de Telecomunicações de Macau) — a joint venture ... More


Hong Kong's Watershed: The 1967 Riots

Gary Ka-wai Cheung

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090897
eISBN:
9789882207011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090897.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

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 ... More


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


Portugal, China and the Macau Negotiations, 1986-1999

Carmen Amado Mendes

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139002
eISBN:
9789888180127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139002.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

On 20 December 1999 the city of Macau became a Special Administrative Region of China after nearly 450 years of Portuguese administration. Drawing extensively on Portuguese and other sources, and on ... More


Narratives of Free Trade: The Commercial Cultures of Early US-China Relations

Kendall Johnson (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083534
eISBN:
9789882209275
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083534.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This collection discusses the first commercial encounters between a China on the verge of social transformation and a fledgling United States struggling to assert itself globally as a distinct nation ... More


Macao

R. Po‐chia Hsia

in A Jesuit in the Forbidden City: Matteo Ricci 1552-1610

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199592258
eISBN:
9780191595622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592258.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History, History of Religion

After describing the foundation and life of the Portuguese enclave of Macau on the south coast of China, this chapter focuses on the early abortive missionary attempts in China, including several ... More


The Defences of Macau: Forts, Ships and Weapons over 450 years

Richard J. Garrett

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099937
eISBN:
9789882206809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099937.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The forts built from the early seventeenth century onwards, the ships that defended Macau's waters, the weapons that armed the facilities and the soldiers and sailors who manned them all are detailed ... More


Trends in Hong Kong and Macao and other Chinese communities

Albert Lee

in Childhood Obesity Prevention: International Research, Controversies and Interventions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199572915
eISBN:
9780191595110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572915.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Obesity prevalence amongst children is rising virtually in all countries with acceleration since 1990. In the USA, obesity prevalence in children has increased from around 5% in 1963 to 1970 to 17% ... More


The Ambiguity over the Future of Macau

Carmen Amado Mendes

in Portugal, China and the Macau Negotiations, 1986-1999

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139002
eISBN:
9789888180127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139002.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

From Portugal's settlement in Macau in the sixteenth century to the establishment of diplomatic relations with the People's Republic of China in 1979, Sino-Portuguese relations evolved through ... More


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