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Published: 31 October 2020

224 Pages | 15 black and white illustrations and 2 black and white tables

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9781789621952

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The Hangover after the Handover

Things, Places and Cultural Icons in Hong Kong

Helena Y.W. Wu

Liverpool University Press

Postcolonialism Across the Disciplines LUP

  • The first book contributing to the English scholarship of an in-depth examination of Hong Kong's local
  • Offering timely lessons from Hong Kong to deal with the volatile contemporary world in the postmillennial era
  • A pioneer unfolding the local relations, affinity and identity over a century of changes in colonial and post-handover Hong Kong
  • An insider's guide presenting novel and critical reflections of Hong Kong's distinctive cultural, social and political landscapes in times of transition and transformation
  • A walkthrough of Hong Kong's changing cultural, social and political landscapes through the lens of popular cultural texts and icons