Governing Hong Kong: Administrative Officers from the Nineteenth Century to the Handover to China, 1862-1997

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Hong Kong is at the heart of modern China's position as a regional -- and potential world -- superpower. In this important and original history of the region, Steve Tsang argues that its current prosperity is a direct by-product of the British administrators who ran the place as a colony before the handover in 1997. The British administration of Hong Kong uniquely derived its practices from the best traditions of Imperial Chinese government and its philosophical, Confucian basis. It stressed efficiency, honesty, fairness, ...

Governing Hong Kong: Administrative Officers from the Nineteenth Century to the Handover to China, 1862-1997 2008, I. B. Tauris & Company, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781845115258

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