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The last governor : Chris Patten & the handover of Hong Kong

Author: Jonathan Dimbleby
Publisher: Havertown : Pen & Sword Books Limited, 2018.
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Dimbleby, Jonathan.
Last Governor : Chris Patten and the Handover of Hong Kong.
Havertown : Pen & Sword Books Limited, ©2017
Named Person: Chris Patten; Chris Patten
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Dimbleby
ISBN: 9781526700667 1526700662 9781526700643 1526700646
OCLC Number: 1030817776
Description: 1 online resource (602 pages)
Contents: Cover; About the Author; Book Title; Copyright; Dedication; CONTENTS; Acknowledgements; Foreword; Introduction; 1 'A Terrible Feeling of Falling': The New Governor Arrives in Hong Kong; 2 'Reckless and Unscrupulous Adventures': Britain Acquires a Colony; 3 'We Had No Option': Deciding Hong Kong's Fate; 4 'No One is Safe': Alarm Bells Across the Border; 5 'No More Games': The Governor Assesses his Options; 6 'A Democratic Time Bomb': Patten Draws Up a Blueprint; 7 'You Deserve Better': An Agenda for Hong Kong; 8 'Restraint in Difficult Circumstances': Britain and China at Odds. 9 'The Criminal of All Time': Beijing Campaigns Against the Governor10 'Pebbles in a Black Hole': Talks About Talks; 11 'The Mad Governor Factor': Negotiating in Earnest but in Vain; Plate section; 12 'Without Fear or Favour': Defending Free Speech; 13 'A Bracing and Bruising Experience': Charges and Counter-Charges; 14 'Inside I'm Crowing Like Mad': LegCo Votes on Patten's Reforms; 15 'A Matter of Decency': A Row Over the Court of Final Appeal; 16 'A Good Moment': The First Fully Elected LegCo; 17 'Not Remotely Acrimonious': Tackling the Home Secretary. 18 'Thank You For the Visas, Prime Minister': John Major Brings Good News19 'The Headbanger in Hong Kong': China Maintains the Pressure; 20 'We Are Not Simply Limp Victims': The Governor's Authority Begins to Crumble; 21 'We All Know the End of the Plot': Wrangling About the Handover; 22 'Hong Kong Can't Be Lobotomised': Patten Runs Out of Time; Epilogue; Sources and Further Reading; Index; Back Cover.
Other Titles: Chris Patten & the handover of Hong Kong
Responsibility: Jonathan Dimbleby.

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