Journals Higher Education



Published: 27 July 2017

248 Pages | 11 b&w

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9781526116727

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Hong Kong and British culture, 1945-97

Mark Hampton

Published by Manchester University Press

Studies in Imperialism MUP

  • Demonstrates the ways in which British public discourse engaged with Hong Kong during the late colonial period, including visions of capitalism, modernisation, sexuality, good governance and the Handover
  • Provides an essential cultural background to the making of contemporary Hong Kong
  • Provides new perspectives on late-twentieth-century British and Hong Kong identities
  • Shows how Hong Kong fits into the wider story of empire and decolonisation