Precarious Balance: Hong Kong Between China and Britain, 1842-1992

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Ming K. Chan
Hong Kong University Press, Jan 1, 1994 - China - 235 pages
This work focuses on major developments in Hong Kong during the past 150 years as a British colony dependent on the China market and populated by Chinese who have tried to maintain a precarious balance between two masters. The nine essays analyze the China-Britain-Hong Kong triangle.
 

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Contents

Hong Kong
9
Mass Mobilization
27
AntiChinese Legislation in Hong Kong
91
Hong Kongs Future
107
Hong KongBritain Equilibrium 195071
131
Balancing
149
The Wilson Regime 198792
173
Chronology of Major Events
199
Bibliography
215
Index
229
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