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Hong Kong : the road to 1997

Author: Roger Buckley
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Roger Buckley's book will be essential reading for all those interested in the remarkable history of Hong Kong since 1945 and its unpredictable future after 1997. In a highly accessible account, the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Buckley
ISBN: 0521470080 9780521470087 0521469791 9780521469791
OCLC Number: 924678596
Description: 232 s. ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface; Acknowledgements; Glossary; Map: Hong Kong, 1997; Introduction: prewar colony; 1. Reoccupation: postwar comeback, 1945-7; 2. Consolidation: the Grantham years, 1947-58; 3. Growth: the 1960s; 4. Transformation: the MacLehose years, 1971-82; 5. Negotiations: Sino-British diplomacy, 1982-92; 6. Confrontation: the Patten years, 1992-5; 7. Future: to 1997 and beyond; 8. Conclusions: endgame; Appendixes; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Roger Buckley.

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