Hong Kong's History: State and Society Under Colonial Rule - Asia's Transformations by Tak-Wing Ngo
After rewriting Hong Kong's history from bottom to top, the chapters look at important but still obscure aspects of the rise of the colony. It covers China's cooperation with the…
Hong Kong's History synopsis
After rewriting Hong Kong's history from bottom to top, the chapters look at important but still obscure aspects of the rise of the colonyIt covers China's cooperation with the colonial system, legal discrimination, intimidation, rural policies, social movements, government trade relations, industrial policy, flexible industrialization, and colonialhistory. The book, which combines contributions from historians, sociologists and political scientists, outlines the role played by a variety of social actors in the history of Hong Kong and differs from the recent celebrations of British colonialism and anti-colonial Chinese nationalism.
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