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Title May days in Hong Kong : riot and emergency in 1967 / edited by Robert Bickers and Ray Yep
Published Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press ; London : Eurospan [distributor], [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 222 pages) : illustrations
Contents Section 1. Strategy and history -- section 2. Policies and legacies -- section 3. Testimonies
Summary In this study of the anti-colonial riots which erupted in Hong Kong in May 1967, the authors of May Days in Hong Kong shed new light on their causes, their impact on future government policy and on Sino-British relations, and their legacy for Hong Kong society and governance, and the people of the territory. This is the first sustained exploration of the anti-colonial campaign that was inspired by the Cultural Revolution in China, recent events in Macau, and fuelled by inequalities in Hong Kong society. The riots presented a sustained challenge to British authority. As leftist-led demonstration
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-213) and index
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In HKU Press digital editions
Subject Anti-imperialist movements -- China -- Hong Kong -- History -- 20th century.
Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- China -- Hong Kong.
Hong Kong (China) -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain.
Hong Kong (China) -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Bickers, Robert A.
Yep, Ray, 1964-
ISBN 9622090826 (hbk.)
9622099998 (paperback)
9789622090828 (hbk.)
9789622099999 (paperback)
9789888052561 (electronic bk.)
988805256X (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Riot and emergency in 1967