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A short history of two hundred years of Hong Kong migration and identity

Nan M. Sussman

in Return Migration and Identity: A Global Phenomenon, A Hong Kong Case

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028832
eISBN:
9789882207370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028832.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the origins of the Hong Kong identity, starting with the indigenous inhabitants from southern China, and continuing through the nineteenth-century imposition of British ... More


Chinese Britishness

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/9780719099236.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter argues that the Government generally showed little interest in turning Hong Kong people into Britons, and there is little evidence that many Chinese ever identified subjectively as ... More


Discourse and Cultural Identity: Towards a Global Identity for Hong Kong

Anthony Fung

in Discourses of Cultural China in the Globalizing Age

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099128
eISBN:
9789882206847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099128.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines how various social and political forces have shaped and negotiated the hybridized postcolonial identity in Hong Kong and shows how global values are embedded in the local ... More


Another Rock, Another Hong Kong Story: Lion Rock from Below and Above

Helena Y.W. Wu

in The Hangover after the Handover: Things, Places and Cultural Icons in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789621952
eISBN:
9781800341661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621952.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Chapter 5 brings the book back to the present times. As an actual hill in Hong Kong named after the shape of its ridge, Lion Rock marks its appearance, both physical and textual, in different ... More


Cross-border Implications: Transnational Haunting, Gender and the Persistent Look of The Eye

Enrique Ajuria Ibarra

in Hong Kong Horror Cinema

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474424592
eISBN:
9781474444705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424592.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Eye (Gin Gwai, 2002) and its two sequels (2004, 2005) deal with pan-Asian film production, gender, and identity. The films seem to embrace a transnational outlook that that fits a shared ... More


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