Another Disaster: Hong Kong Sketches

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The Radcliffe Press, 2006年4月18日 - 332 頁
Hong Kong was one of the last outposts of Empire, remaining a Crown Colony until handover to the Chinese in 1997. In this engaging and amusing memoir, Denys Roberts chronicles his time there from his arrival in 1962 as Solicitor General to his rise to the office of Chief Justice, which he remained until his retirement in 1988. He paints a picture of the unique social life in Hong Kong - a merger between British officials and local business and commercial communities and gives a very sharp and detailed picture of the nature and structure of classic Crown Colony government and administration. An.
 

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The first morning
15
A Chinese dinner
29
Dinner at home
47
Repairing my shoes
67
Armistice Day
83
Opening of the legal year
103
Going to court
121
Ex Co
139
Courting
181
Trial judge
221
Buildings
247
The Seventh Commonwealth Law Conference
275
Visit to China
289
Another visit to China
303
Notable achievements
317
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