A discussion of masculinity in post-1989 Chinese literature.
Masculinity, fast-changing and regularly declared to be in the throes of crisis, is attracting more popular and scholarly debate in China than ever before. This book probes the link between literary rebellion and manhood in China, ..
A diary of life at the Stanley Internment Camp in Hong Kong in the 1940s.
More Than 1001 Days and Nights of Hong Kong Internment is the wartime journal of Sir Chaloner Grenville Alabaster, former attorney-general of Hong Kong and one of the three highest-ranking British officials during the ..
An ethnography linking rural-to-urban migration in China with Chinese migration to Africa.
Traversing the rapidly urbanizing county-level city of Fuqing to the remote mountainous kingdom of Lesotho in Southern Africa, Searching for Sweetness is one of the first and most extensive ethnographi..
Examines and reassesses the life and work of Ming-era poet Ruan Dacheng.
The Many Faces of Ruan Dacheng is the first monograph in English on a controversial Ming dynasty literary figure. It examines and reassesses the life and work of Ruan Dacheng (1587-1646), a poet, dramatist, and politici..
The Later Tang was the first of several ephemeral states created by the Shatuo Turks in tenth-century China and Li Cunxu, a martial genius, was its founder. In fifteen years, he turned a small satrapy on Chinas periphery into a powerhouse capable of unifying the north and much of the southwest. He ..
This is one in a series of introductory books providing readers with an overview of the more frequently encountered legal principles. This book focuses on the common law tort principles that apply in the territory. It is user-friendly with the text kept short and easy to read. Chinese translations o..
This book focuses on the rules regulating property and conveyancing which apply in the territory and is intended for use by the non-lawyer. The organizational structure and concise text reflect this goal. For readers desiring additional information, an extensive notes section provides more comprehen..
"Playwright Poon Wai-sum explores the fantasy and fakery of the real estate market, examining what the housing obsession means to densely-packed Hong Kong -- all with a sharp eye and a sense of humor. Three real estate agents compete to snare a pair of prospective home buyers. The husband and wife, ..
Hong Kongs Watershed The 1967 Riots is the first English book that provides an account and critical analysis of the disturbances based on declassified files from the British government and recollection by key players during the events. The interviews with the participants, including Jack Cater, Lia..
The mixture of different interested parties, from the elite locals, made up mostly of businessmen, the British hongs, the expatriate civil servants and their local counterparts, the British Government and its Foreign Office gurus, the mainland Chinese and last but not least the people of Hong Kong, ..