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

Helena Y.W. Wu

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789621952
eISBN:
9781800341661
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621952.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

As a former British colony (1842-1997) and now a Special Administrative Region (from 1997 onwards) practicing the “One Country Two Systems” policy with the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong has ... More


Extraterritoriality: Locating Hong Kong Cinema and Media

Victor Fan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781474440424
eISBN:
9781474476614
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474440424.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book examines how Hong Kong filmmakers, spectators and critics wrestled with a perturbation: What is Hong Kong cinema? Framed between the Leftist Riots (1967) and the aftermath of the Umbrella ... More


Anthropology after Gluckman: The Manchester School, colonial and postcolonial transformations

Richard Werbner

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526138002
eISBN:
9781526155498
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526138019
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Anthropology after Gluckman places the intimate circle around Max Gluckman, his Manchester School, in the vanguard of modern social anthropology. The book discloses the School’s intense, ... More


Looking for Africans in Seventeenth-Century New Amsterdam

Anne-Marie Cantwell and Diana diZerega Wall

in The Archaeology of Race in the Northeast

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060576
eISBN:
9780813050706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060576.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

In this essay, we chart the changing definitions of race and racism and examine the lives of enslaved Africans in the 17th-century Dutch colony of New Netherland. To uncover little known details of ... More


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