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Baptism by Fire

Stanley S.K. Kwan and Nicole Kwan

in The Dragon and the Crown: Hong Kong Memoirs

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099555
eISBN:
9789882207530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099555.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses Hong Kong during the Japanese siege. During the early stages of the Anti-Japanese War, Britain believed that Hong Kong like Singapore was an “impregnable fortress” so long as ... More


“Chinese” Baseball and its Discontents, 1970s–1980s

Andrew D. Morris

in Colonial Project, National Game: A History of Baseball in Taiwan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262799
eISBN:
9780520947603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262799.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

Taiwan's Little League sensed that they would win the next nine of twelve Williamsport Little League world championships. They were not afraid even if they had to compete with the youth of America. ... More


Indonesian Visions of Regionalism: From Yudhoyono to Jokowi

Jürgen Rüland

in The Indonesian Way: ASEAN, Europeanization, and Foreign Policy Debates in a New Democracy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503602854
eISBN:
9781503604544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503602854.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

With the “leadership frame,” the chapter unearths a new interpretive frame of the Charter from 2009 onward, suggesting a gradual return of extant ideas of Indonesian foreign policymaking. The chapter ... More


“The Situation”

John Pownall Reeves

in The Lone Flag: Memoir of the British Consul in Macao during World War II

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789888208326
eISBN:
9789888268610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208326.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

The chapter introduces the situation of the British consulate and other members of the consular corps in Macao. Next door to the Japanese consulate, Reeves had some interesting encounters with the ... More


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