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Author McGivering, Jill, 1964-

Title Macao remembers / Jill McGivering ; with photographs by David Hartung
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999


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Description xiv, 231 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Political Portraits. Dr. Jorge Rangel: Macanese Leadership. Mrs. Anabela Ritchie: Pre-handover President. Dr. Sales Marques: Mayor of Macao. Victor Ng Wing-lok: Building Business. Ng Kuok-cheong: Fighting for Democracy. General Vasco Joaquim Rocha Vieira: The Last Governor of Macao -- History and Heritage. Arnaldo de Oliveira Sales: A Gentle War. Sir Roger Lobo: Wartime Resistance. Chui Tak-kei: Honorary Citizen. Jose Chui: East Meets West. Henrique de Senna Fernandes: A Writer Remembers -- Casinos and Crime. Dr. Stanley Ho: King of the Casinos. David Chow Kam-fai: From Junkets to Politics. Kung Yick: The Gambling General. Former Triad: Gangs and Gangsters. Brigadier Manuel Monge: Fighting Organized Crime -- Culture at the Crossroads. Gary Ngai: Macao's Cultural Future. Carlos Marreiros: Architect for the Future. Mrs. Chen: Mainland New Arrival. Chen Gongan: The New Generation. Jorge Smith: A Taste of Macanese Cuisine. Sin Dohan: A Fisherman's Story
Fong Gamho: Fisherwoman at Sea -- City of God. Father Luis Sequeira: Jesuit Leadership. Father Peter Chung: Priest in the Community. Father Lancelot Rodrigues: Riding the Refugee Wave
Summary "December 20, 1999 marks the end of the longest-running chapter in Macao's history. After over 450 years of administration, Portugal will hand over one of the oldest colonies the world has ever known to China. Macao Remembers commemorates this vital juncture in Macao's history through interviews with twenty-six people, representing most of Macao's unique mixture of races, creeds, classes, and traditions."--BOOK JACKET. "Aristocrats and fisherfolk, priests and triads, novelists and politicians bring to life this intriguing portrait of one of the world's most fascinating cities at the brink of a momentous change of identity."--BOOK JACKET
Subject Macau (China : Special Administrative Region) -- History.
Macau (China : Special Administrative Region) -- Social conditions.
Macau (China : Special Administrative Region) -- Relations -- China.
China -- Relations -- Macau (Special Administrative Region)
LC no. 99036869
ISBN 0195917359