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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


The Cultural Revolution and the Riots of 1967: From 1966 to 1976

Christine Loh

in Underground Front: The Chinese Communist Party in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028948
eISBN:
9789882207653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028948.003.0019
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the 1967 riots and the activities of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in Hong Kong. It also shows that by the end of the riots, the CCP's apparatus in Hong Kong was almost ... More


“Camelot Is Dead”: The Newark Riots and the Closing of St. Benedict' Prep, 1967–1972

Thomas A. McCabe

in Miracle on High Street: The Rise, Fall and Resurrection of St. Benedict's Prep in Newark, N.J.

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233106
eISBN:
9780823234950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233106.003.0009
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter provides an account of the Newark riots that took place on July 4 1967 and July 12 1967, and the closing of St. Benedict's. In 1967, several neighborhood men tried ... More


Prelude to the 1967 riots

Gary Ka-wai Cheung

in Hong Kong's Watershed: The 1967 Riots

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090897
eISBN:
9789882207011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090897.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter begins by discussing a hunger strike, staged by a young man named So Sau-chung, for the purpose of encouraging the Star Ferry Concourse to withdraw its proposal to increase the fare of ... More


Good governance

Mark Hampton

in Hong Kong and British Culture, 1945-97

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099236
eISBN:
9781526104373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099236.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

As Britain prepared for the 1997 change of sovereignty, it became common to cite Hong Kong as an example of the British talent for “good governance”, and to name the establishment of rule of law and ... More


Miracle on High Street: The Rise, Fall and Resurrection of St. Benedict's Prep in Newark, N.J.

Thomas A. McCabe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233106
eISBN:
9780823234950
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233106.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Just outside downtown Newark, New Jersey, sits an abbey and school. For more than 150 years Benedictine monks have lived, worked, and prayed on High Street, a once-grand thoroughfare ... More


The Defence of Hong Kong During the Early Stages of the Cold War, 1945–1960

Kwong Chi Man and Tsoi Yiu Lun

in Eastern Fortress: A Military History of Hong Kong, 1840-1970

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888208708
eISBN:
9789888313457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208708.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter is about the continuous strategic relevance of Hong Kong to different powers during the Cold War. The different political, economic, and intelligence uses of Hong Kong by the powers of ... More


Present-day Detroit

Robert Mark Silverman, Kelly L. Patterson, Li Yin, Molly Ranahan, and Laiyun Wu

in Affordable Housing in US Shrinking Cities: From Neighborhoods of Despair to Neighborhoods of Opportunity?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447327585
eISBN:
9781447327622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327585.003.0002
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

This chapter examines core city revitalization strategies in Detroit, Michigan. It begins with a discussion of the structural causes of the city’s population decline, highlighting how post-war ... More


Girls in Masquerade: Celebrity Culture and Fandom in 1960s Hong Kong Youth Film

Jing Jing Chang

in Screening Communities: Negotiating Narratives of Empire, Nation, and the Cold War in Hong Kong Cinema

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9789888455768
eISBN:
9789888455621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455768.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 6 examines the localization of screening community during Hong Kong’s 1960s industrial modernization. It examines the intersections among gendered labor, the Chinese patriarchal family, ... More


Building Codes and Postwar Reconstruction in Hong Kong

Yue Chim Richard Wong

in Fixing Inequality in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390625
eISBN:
9789888390373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390625.003.0026
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

With the new rules in place, eviction cases declined drastically as landlord and tenant came to quick agreement. Without Mr. Way’s ruling, the easing of the building code would have largely been ... More


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