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Hong Kong : a cultural history

Author: Michael Ingham
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Series: Cityscapes.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Introduction. Chapter One: The Pearl River and the Barren Island: The Story of Hong Kong. Chapter Two: Centers of Power and Imagination: Central and Admiralty. Chapter Three: "Suzie's World": from Wan Chai to Happy Valley. Chapter Four: "The Great Learning": Pokfulam, Hong Kong University and Western District. Chapter Five: A Floating World: the Peak, Aberdeen, Stanley and Repulse Bay. Chapter Six: Across the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ingham, Mike.
Hong Kong.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
(DLC) 2007001938
(OCoLC)78893572
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Ingham
ISBN: 9780199724475 0199724474 9781435638860 1435638867 1281163902 9781281163905
OCLC Number: 219731933
Description: 1 online resource (xxv, 254 pages) : illustrations, map.
Contents: Foreword; Foreword; Contents; Introduction; Chapter One: The Pearl River and the Barren Island: The Story of Hong Kong; Chapter Two: Centres of Power and Imagination: Central and Admiralty; Chapter Three: "Suzie's World": from Wan Chai to Happy Valley; Chapter Four: "The Great Learning": Pokfulam, Hong Kong University and Western District; Chapter Five: A Floating World: The Peak, Aberdeen, Stanley and Repulse Bay; Chapter Six: Across the Fragrant Harbour: the Nine Dragons; Chapter Seven: "Somewhere Between Heaven and Earth": From the New Territories to the Outlying Islands; My City. Further ReadingFurther Viewing; Index of Historical & Literary Names; Index of Places.
Series Title: Cityscapes.
Responsibility: Michael Ingham.
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Beneath the surface of Hong Kong's cliched self-image as Pearl of the Orient and Shopping Paradise, Michael Ingham reveals a city rich in history, myth, and cultural diversity.  Read more...

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"A boon to literate tourists and engaging for others who know the city."--G.W.McDonogh, CHOICE

 
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