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A Politically Incorrect History Of Hong Kong

Author : Larry Feign
ISBN : 9627866253
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Hong Kong history was never this funny! Did Britain take over the wrong place? What did all those Chinese refugees curse when they got there? And where can I get one of those cool Handover t-shirts? Find out in these action-packed, politically incorrect cartoon stories, plus the tale of the bootleg t-shirt.

The Politically Incorrect Guide To The British Empire

Author : H. W. Crocker, III
ISBN : 9781596982833
Genre : Political Science
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The British Empire, ”the biggest empire in history”once ruled a quarter of the globe. It was built by an incredible array of swashbuckling soldiers and sailors, pirates and adventurers who finally get their due in H. W. Crocker III's panoramic and provocative view of four hundred years of history that will delight and amuse, educate and entertain. Strap on your pith helmet for a rollicking ride through some of history's most colorful events. Bet your teacher never told you: The Founding Fathers didn't rebel against British imperialism; they looked forward to the transfer of the great seat of Empire to America. The original Norman English invasion of Ireland was approved by the pope. Sir Charles Napier, commander in chief of the British Army in India, abolished the Hindu custom of widow-burning. Field Marshal Sir Gerald Templer's hearts and minds counter- insurgency strategy was instrumental in defeating the Communists in Malaya. The breakup of the British Empire led Winston Churchill to conclude that he had achieved nothing in his life.

In Search Of An Identity

Author : Edward Vickers
ISBN : 9781135944254
Genre : Social Science
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First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Hong Kong Legacies And Prospects Of Development

Author : Benjamin K.P. Leung
ISBN : 9781351751797
Genre : Social Science
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This title was first published in 2003. Hong Kong is a society of contrasts and paradoxes. The city has a contrasting and yet fluid intermingling of social and cultural images - east and west, local and colonial, modern and traditional, extravagant and frugal. In this volume, the editor has selected essays dealing with a variety of aspects of Hong Kong including change and development, culture and identity, trends in political development, economy and society, social issues and social policy.

Asian Media Studies

Author : John Nguyet Erni
ISBN : 9781405143288
Genre : Social Science
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This groundbreaking collection of original essays provides new perspectives in Asian media studies. The volume covers a diverse range of topics from media policy to globalization, using lively examples from various countries and media.

The Politically Incorrect Guide To Socialism

Author : Kevin Williamson
ISBN : 9781596986497
Genre : Political Science
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Argues that the same impulse for control that governed the Soviet Union is present in the American health care and educational systems and that socialism can never work because of human nature.

Positions

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ISBN : 10679847
Genre : Asia
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ISBN : UCSD:31822036950194
Genre : Art, Chinese
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Hong Kong Cinema Since 1997

Author : Vivian P. Y. Lee
ISBN : STANFORD:36105133018858
Genre : History
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"Taking as its point of departure the three recurrent themes of nostalgia, memory and local histories, this book is an attempt to map out a new poetics -- the post-nostalgic imagination -- in Hong Kong cinema in the first decade of Chinese rule"--Provided by publisher.

The Hong Kong Visitors Book

Author : Arthur Hacker
ISBN : CORNELL:31924059639322
Genre : Hong Kong (China)
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This is an amusing collection of the impressions and antics of some of Hong Kong''s thousands of visitors, beginning with the Tang Dynasty poet, Han Yu, and ending with the Material Girl, Madonna'

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