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Author Akers-Jones, David.

Title Feeling the stones : reminiscences / by David Akers-Jones
Published Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, [2004]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 278 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents Foreword; Preface; Prologue; 1 Arrival; 2 The New Territory; 3 Tsuen Wan and the Islands, 1959-1961; 4 Yuen Long, 1962-1967; 5 Seeds of Reform; 6 The Cultural Revolution; 7 Principal Assistant Colonial Secretary (Lands); 8 A Visit to China in 1973: FIFA; 9 China and FIFA: The End of Waiting; 10 Back to the Land; 11 Breaking Down the Fences; 12 The Expiring Lease; 13 'Hong Kong People Ruling Hong Kong'; 14 Behind the Headlines; 15 Xiamen; 16 The Beginning of Negotiations; 17 Negotiations Concluded, 1983-1985; 18 Signatures and Celebrations; 19 Chief Secretary
Notes Includes index
Issued also in Chinese under title: Shi dian tou : Zhong Yijie hui yi lu
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Akers-Jones, David.
Government executives -- China -- Hong Kong -- Biography.
Hong Kong (China) -- History -- 20th century.
Hong Kong (China) -- Officials and employees -- Biography.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789882201316 (electronic bk.)
9882201318 (electronic bk.)