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Picturing Technology in China: From Earliest Times to the Nineteenth Century

by Peter J Golas Hong Kong University Press
Pub Date:
04/2015
ISBN:
9789888208159
Format:
Hbk 252 pages

Although the history of technological and scientific illustrations is a well-established field in the West, scholarship on the...

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Independent Language Learning: Building on Experience, Seeking New Perspectives

by Bruce Morrison Hong Kong University Press
Pub Date:
10/2011
ISBN:
9789888083657
Format:
Pb+ 200 pages

The book brings together papers which focus on upon issues related to the investigation and support of independent language learning...

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Evanescent Isles: From my city-village

by Xi Xu Hong Kong University Press
Pub Date:
05/2008
ISBN:
9789622099463
Format:
Pbk 124 pages

An unusual book of quirky essays, some deeply personal. Xu Xi writes from within, of Hong Kong's vanishing culture and sensibility...

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Sinking of the Lisbon Maru: Britain's Forgotten Wartime Tragedy 2ed

by Tony Banham Hong Kong University Press
Pub Date:
11/2010
ISBN:
9789888083138
Format:
Pbk 236 pages

Almost 2,000 British Prisoners of War were aboard the Japanese freighter Lisbon Maru when an American submarine torpedoed and...

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Learning and Teaching in the Chinese Classroom: Responding to Individual Needs

by Shane N Phillipson and Bick-har Lam Hong Kong University Press
Pub Date:
10/2011
ISBN:
9789888083428
Format:
Pb+ 416 pages

This book provides an essential starting point for understanding the contexts of learning and teaching in the Chinese classroom....

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Golden Peaches, Long Life

by Elizabeth Doery Hong Kong University Press
Pub Date:
07/2011
ISBN:
9780646530031
Format:
Hbk 322 pages

This is an autobiography by Elizabeth Doery, a granddaughter of Sir Robert Ho Tung and daughter of Jean Gittins, one of whose...

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Yuen Woo Ping's WING CHUN

by Sasha Vojkovic Hong Kong University Press
Pub Date:
03/2009
ISBN:
9789622099678
Format:
Pbk 156 pages

and nbsp;This book explores Wing Chun's narrative representation of femininity and the martial arts genre, its history, traditions...

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Academic English: Skills for Success 2ed

by Miranda Legg Hong Kong University Press
Pub Date:
09/2014
ISBN:
9789888208647
Format:
Pbk 208 pages

This book features five theme-based units on cross-disciplinary academic English skills, focusing on the needs of first-year undergraduate...

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Virgin Mary and Catholic Identities in Chinese History

by Jeremy Clarke Hong Kong University Press
Pub Date:
10/2013
ISBN:
9789888139996
Format:
Hbk 312 pages

The Chinese Catholic Church traces its living roots back to the late sixteenth century and its historical roots back even further,...

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Humour in Chinese Life and Culture: Resistance and Control in Modern Times

by Jessica Milner Davis Hong Kong University Press
Pub Date:
07/2013
ISBN:
9789888139248
Format:
Pb+ 320 pages

This book investigates the use of humor in the public sphere and in personal life in China. The contributors cover modern and...

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China's Foreign Places: The Foreign Presence in China in the Treaty Port Era, 1840-1943

by Robert Nield Hong Kong University Press
Pub Date:
05/2015
ISBN:
9789888139286
Format:
Hbk 400 pages

During the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the imperial powers--principally Britain, the United States, Russia, France,...

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Floating on a Malayan Breeze: Travels in Malaysia and Singapore

by Sudhir Thomas Vadaketh Hong Kong University Press
Pub Date:
11/2012
ISBN:
9789888139316
Format:
Pbk 324 pages

What happens after a country splits apart? Forty-five years ago Singapore separated from Malaysia. Since then, the two countries...

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City at the End of Time: Poems by Leung Ping-Kwan

by Ping-Kwan Leung Hong Kong University Press
Pub Date:
08/2012
ISBN:
9789888139361
Format:
Pb+ 280 pages

Written by Leung Ping-kwan in the 1980s and 1990s, this volume of poetry evokes the complexity of Hong Kong city life in the critical...

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Harbin to Hanoi: Colonial Built Environment in Asia, 1840 to 1940

by Laura Victoir Hong Kong University Press
Pub Date:
02/2013
ISBN:
9789888139422
Format:
Pb+ 272 pages

Colonial powers in China and northern Indochina employed the built environment for many purposes: as an expression of imperial...

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On Telling Images of China: Essays in Narrative Painting and Visual Culture

by Shane McCausland Hong Kong University Press
Pub Date:
01/2014
ISBN:
9789888139439
Format:
Hbk 368 pages

These essays address a diverse range of issues in China's narrative art and visual culture from the Ming dynasty (1368-1644) to...

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