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Hong Kong : culture and the politics of disappearance

Author: M A Abbas
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©1997.
Series: Public worlds, v. 2.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In an intriguing and provocative exploration of its cinema, architecture, photography, and literature, Ackbar Abbas considers what Hong Kong can teach us about the future of both the colonial city and the global city.
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Abbas, M.A. (M. Ackbar).
Hong Kong.
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©1997
(DLC) 96041269
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: M A Abbas
ISBN: 9780816687985 0816687986 9780816629244 0816629242
OCLC Number: 232159959
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 155 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction: Culture in a Space of Disappearance; 2 The New Hong Kong Cinema and the Déj©¡ Disparu; 3 Wong Kar-wai: Hong Kong Filmmaker; 4 Building on Disappearance: Hong Kong Architecture and Colonial Space; 5 Photographing Disappearance; 6 Writing Hong Kong; 7 Coda: Hyphenation and Postculture; Notes; Index.
Series Title: Public worlds, v. 2.
Responsibility: Ackbar Abbas.

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In an exploration of Hong Kong's cinema, architecture, photography, and literature, this text considers what Hong Kong, with its unique relations to decolonization and disappearance, can teach us  Read more...

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