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Title Hong Kong in the Cold War / edited by Priscilla Roberts and John M. Carroll
Published Hong Kong : HKU Press, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 253 pages) : illustrations
Contents Hong Kong's twentieth century: the global setting / Wang Gungwu -- Cold War Hong Kong : the foundations / Priscilla Roberts -- Cold War Hong Kong : juggling opposing forces and identities / Priscilla Roberts -- Hong Kong's enduring global business relations / David R. Meyer -- Hong Kong and the Cold War in the 1950s / Tracy Steele -- The American Cold War in Hong Kong, 1949-1960 : intelligence and propaganda / Lu Xun -- Crisis and opportunity : the work of aid refugee Chinese intellectuals (ARCI in Hong Kong and beyond / Glen Peterson -- Hong Kong as an international tourism space : the politics of American tourism in the 1960s / Chi-Kwan Mark -- "Reel sisters" and other diplomacy : Cathay Studios and Cold War cultural production / Stacilee Ford -- Hong Kong as a global frontier : interface of China, Asia and the world / Prasenjit Duara -- Cold War Hong Kong : a path to the future? / Priscilla Roberts
Summary The Cold War was a distinct and crucial period in Hong Kong's evolution and in its relations with China and the rest of the world. Hong Kong was a window through which the West could monitor what was happening in China and an outlet that China could use to keep in touch with the outside world. Exploring the many complexities of Cold War politics from a global and interdisciplinary perspective, Hong Kong in the Cold War shows how Hong Kong attained and honed a pragmatic tradition that bridged the abyss between such opposite ideas as capitalism and communism, thus maintaining a compromise betwee
Notes Most of the chapters in this volume are based on papers originally delivered at an international workshop entitled 'Hong Kong in the Global Setting' held at the University of Hong Kong in January 2011--Acknowledgements
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject China -- Relations -- Hong Kong -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses.
Hong Kong (China) -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses.
Hong Kong (China) -- Relations -- China -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Carroll, John M. (John Mark), 1961- editor
Roberts, Priscilla Mary, 1955- author, editor
Hong Kong in the Global Setting (Conference) (2011 : Hong Kong)
ISBN 9789888390106 (electronic bk.)
9888390104 (electronic bk.)