Franklin

Hong Kong's history : state and society under colonial rule / edited by Tak-Wing Ngo.

Publication:
London ; New York : Routledge, 1999.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (218 p.)
Series:
Routledge studies in Asia's transformations.
Routledge studies in Asia's transformations
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Subjects:
Hong Kong (China) -- History.
Hong Kong (China) -- Social conditions.
Hong Kong (China) -- Politics and government.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Administration.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Drawing together contributions from historians, sociologists and political scientists the book highlights the role played by a variety of social actors in Hong Kongs history.
Contents:
Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of tables; Notes on contributors; Preface; Colonialism in Hong Kong revisited; Chinese collaboration in the making of British Hong Kong; Comprador politics and middleman capitalism; The criminal trial under early colonial rule; State building and rural stability; Social movements and public discourse on politics; Industrial history and the artifice of laissez-faire colonialism; State-business relations and industrial restructuring; Flexible manufacturing in a colonial economy; References; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 180-197) and index.
Contributor:
Ngo, Tak-Wing, 1962-
ISBN:
1-280-33670-6
1-134-63095-6
0-203-01202-X
OCLC:
51389631
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780203012024 doi