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The Final Years Of British Hong Kong: The Discourse Of Colonial Withdrawal John Flowerdew

The Final Years Of British Hong Kong: The Discourse Of Colonial Withdrawal

John Flowerdew

Published December 31st 1998
ISBN : 9780312177751
Hardcover
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This book critically reviews the British experience in Hong Kong with special emphasis on the tenure of the last governor, Chris Patten, and the discourse he used in guiding the transfer of sovereignty to China. While the Peoples Republic of ChinaMoreThis book critically reviews the British experience in Hong Kong with special emphasis on the tenure of the last governor, Chris Patten, and the discourse he used in guiding the transfer of sovereignty to China. While the Peoples Republic of China proclaimed the recovery of Hong Kong to be just retribution for a century and a half of national shame under British rule, Patten, as the spokesperson for the British, was concerned that Britains exit from its last significant colony should be an honorable one.