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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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Imagining Gay Paradise: Bali, Bangkok, and Cyber-Singapore

by Gary L Atkins Hong Kong University Press
Pub Date:
12/2011
ISBN:
9789888083244
Format:
Pb+ 320 pages

This book depicts gay paradises in Southeast Asia and the men who created them. It studies the obstacles gay men have faced in...

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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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Queer Singapore: Illiberal Citizenship and Mediated Cultures

by Audrey Yue and Jun Zubillaga-Pow Hong Kong University Press
Pub Date:
12/2012
ISBN:
9789888139347
Format:
Pb+ 256 pages

Singapore remains one of the few countries in Asia that has yet to decriminalise homosexuality. Yet it has also been hailed by...

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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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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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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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John Woo's Bullet in the Head

by Tony Williams Hong Kong University Press
Pub Date:
04/2009
ISBN:
9789622099685
Format:
Pbk 144 pages

This 1990 film is quite different from the previous two John Woo films profiled by NHKC books - A Better Tomorrow and The Killer...

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Merchants' Daughters: Women, Commerce, and Regional Culture in South China

by Helen F Siu Hong Kong University Press
Pub Date:
03/2010
ISBN:
9789622099692
Format:
Hbk 388 pages

The book turns conventional scholarship on its head by asking whether lineages, Confucian morality, and the cultural orientation...

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Peter Ho-Sun Chan's He's a Woman, She's a Man

by Lisa Oldham Stokes Hong Kong University Press
Pub Date:
04/2009
ISBN:
9789622099708
Format:
Pbk 164 pages

This concise book is an in-depth analysis of Hong Kong director Peter Chan's dramedy 'He's a Woman, She's a Man,' including the...

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Horror to the Extreme: Changing Boundaries in Asian Cinema

by Jinhee Choi Hong Kong University Press
Pub Date:
06/2009
ISBN:
9789622099739
Format:
Pb+ 284 pages

This book compares production and consumption of Asian horror cinemas in different national contexts and their multidirectional...

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Cultural Studies and Cultural Industries in Northeast Asia: What a Difference a Region Makes

by Chris Berry Hong Kong University Press
Pub Date:
05/2009
ISBN:
9789622099753
Format:
Pb+ 340 pages

Highlights how regional popular cultures and creative industries have become globally powerful, analyzing gender and labor issues...

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Resist to the End: Hong Kong, 1941-1945

by Charles Barman and Ray Barman Hong Kong University Press
Pub Date:
06/2009
ISBN:
9789622099760
Format:
Hbk 348 pages

This book reveals how, with his fellow soldiers, Barman became a prisoner of war, but he continued somehow to maintain his diary...

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