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A Politically Incorrect History Of Hong Kong

Author : Larry Feign
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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.

Let S All Shut Up And Make Money

Author : Larry Feign
ISBN : 9789627866138
Genre : History
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The 1997 Hong Kong handover was no laughing matter...or maybe it was! Read the cartoons that chronicled the End of Empire, in this special 20th anniversary edition. In March 1997 controversial, award-winning cartoonist Larry Feign was commissioned by a British newspaper to chronicle an unprecedented moment in history—The Reunification of China! The End of the British Empire!—and all the rumors, worst-case scenarios and unforgettable events: - Pre-handover supermarket specials - Last-minute pregnancies before the one-child policy kicked in - The greatest onslaught of tacky souvenirs in history - The invasion of the foreign journalists - Britain finally lifts a finger for Hong Kong This book contains the entire series, plus cartoons from Time, Geo Magazine, and several previously unpublished cartoons, as well as A Politically Incorrect View of the Handover. You'll laugh almost as loud as Chinese leaders laugh at Hong Kong people's calls for democracy.

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 D Williamson
ISBN : 9781596981744
Genre : Political Science
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In The Politically Incorrect Guide™ to Socialism, Kevin Williamson reveals the fatal flaw of socialism—that efficient, complex economies simply can’t be centrally planned. But even in America, that hasn’t stopped politicians and bureaucrats from planning, to various extents, the most vital sectors of our economy: public education, energy, and the most arrogant central–planning effort of them all, Obama’s healthcare plan.In this provocative book, Williamson unfolds the grim history of socialism, showing how the ideology has spawned crushing poverty, devastating famines, and horrific wars. Lumbering from one crisis to the next, leaving a trail of economic devastation and environmental catastrophe, socialism has wreaked more havoc, caused more deaths, and impoverished more people than any other ideology in history—especially when you include the victims of fascism, which Williamson notes is simply a variant of socialism.

The National Review Politically Incorrect Reference Guide

Author : National Review Research Library (New York, N.Y.)
ISBN : UOM:39015032561568
Genre : Conservatism
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Offers a bibliography of conservative books and articles on hundreds of topics from abortion to welfare

Dear Hong Kong An Elegy For A City Penguin Specials

Author : Xu Xi
ISBN : 9781760143985
Genre : History
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Xu Xi's body of work witnesses her turbulent love affair with her home-city of Hong Kong. In this probing memoir, she unravels her recently finalised decision to leave the city for good. She critiques a Hong Kong that has, in her eyes, lost its way. And yet, it is only out of the city's enduring presence in her life, both in the form of memory and periodic homecomings, that she has carved out a personal and literary identity. Dear Hong Kong is a profound reflection on the life of Hong Kong, personified and interrogated by one of its most lucid writers.


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