Hong Kong: Migrant Lives, Landscapes, and Journeys

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In 1997 the United Kingdom returned control of Hong Kong to China, ending the city s status as one of the last remnants of the British Empire and initiating a new phase for it as both a modern city and a hub for global migrations. "Hong Kong" is a tour of the city s postcolonial urban landscape, innovatively told through fieldwork and photography. Caroline Knowles and Douglas Harper s point of entry into Hong Kong is the unusual position of the British expatriates who chose to remain in the city after the transition. Now a ...

Hong Kong: Migrant Lives, Landscapes, and Journeys 2010, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226448565

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Hong Kong: Migrant Lives, Landscapes, and Journeys 2010, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

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