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The Shaping of Post-Colonial Hong Kong: From 1983 to 1989

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/9789888028948.003.0023
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter offers an explanation on the shaping of post-Colonial Hong Kong from 1983 to 1989. It starts by presenting the issue of internal reorganisation. In addition, a special kind of united ... More


The Taking Back of Hong Kong: From 1977 to 1984

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/9789888028948.003.0020
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter deals with the shaping of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)'s policy on the taking back of Hong Kong and the party's strategies to win hearts and minds of the Hong Kong community during ... More


Narratives of 1997

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/9780719099236.003.0007
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Once it became clear in the early 1980s that sovereignty over Hong Kong would revert to China, commentators argued over the meaning of the “handover” and Britain’s imperial legacy. While Foreign ... More


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

Nan M. Sussman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028832
eISBN:
9789882207370
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028832.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The global trend for immigrants to return home has unique relevance for Hong Kong. This work of cross-cultural psychology explores many personal stories of return migration. The author captures in ... More


What if We Can’t Buy a Rice Cooker in Canada?: Across the Ocean to Asian Diasporas

Yoshiko Nakano

in Where There Are Asians, There Are Rice Cookers: How “National” Went Global via Hong Kong

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028085
eISBN:
9789882207684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028085.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter discusses how the rice cookers followed Asian migrants, students, and businessmen to Asian diasporas in Europe and North America. In 1979, National's all-male rice cooker team began to ... More


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