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Book: Society

TitleSociety
Editors
Editor(s):Faure, David
Issue Date1997
PublisherHong Kong: Hong Kong University Press
AbstractThis book puts together historical documents that illustrate the lives and concerns of Hong Kong people through a century and a half of colonial rule. It describes not only the ideals of the elite, but also the harsh realities of life faced by the majority, who until recent years lived under considerable poverty. It documents changes in standards of living, housing conditions, family life, communal organization and political aspirations. This vivid account of Hong Kong's social history as Hong Kong people lived it summarizes the predicaments of people who chose to live in Hong Kong
DescriptionIncludes bibliographical notes and index
SubjectSocial change--China--Hong Kong
Hong Kong (China)--History
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/10412
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dc.contributor.editorFaure, Daviden_HK
dc.date.accessioned2006-06-22T09:55:31Z-
dc.date.available2006-06-22T09:55:31Z-
dc.date.issued1997en_HK
dc.identifierhttp://eproxy.lib.hku.hk/login?url=http://lib.hku.hk/cgi-bin/hkupress/title.cgi?isbn=9622093930en_HK
dc.identifier.isbn9622093930en_HK
dc.identifier.otherocm65352551en_HK
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/10412-
dc.descriptionIncludes bibliographical notes and indexen_HK
dc.description.abstractThis book puts together historical documents that illustrate the lives and concerns of Hong Kong people through a century and a half of colonial rule. It describes not only the ideals of the elite, but also the harsh realities of life faced by the majority, who until recent years lived under considerable poverty. It documents changes in standards of living, housing conditions, family life, communal organization and political aspirations. This vivid account of Hong Kong's social history as Hong Kong people lived it summarizes the predicaments of people who chose to live in Hong Kongen_HK
dc.description.tableofcontentsSeries general editors' foreword / Tsang, Steve pviien_HK
dc.description.tableofcontentsAcknowledgements pixen_HK
dc.description.tableofcontentsIntroduction - Hong Kong , colonial society p1en_HK
dc.description.tableofcontentsIndex p383en_HK
dc.description.tableofcontentsCh.one Early settlement p15en_HK
dc.description.tableofcontentsCh.two The Chinese community in early Hong Kong p57en_HK
dc.description.tableofcontentsCh.four The people's livelihood in the 1920s and 1930s p149en_HK
dc.description.tableofcontentsCh.five The second world war and the Japanese occupation p209en_HK
dc.description.tableofcontentsCh.six The return to immigrant society, 1945-1966 p233en_HK
dc.description.tableofcontentsCh.seven Crisis and consolidation, 1966-1981 p285en_HK
dc.description.tableofcontentsCh.eight Affluence and beyond p351en_HK
dc.description.tableofcontentsa Villagers and immigrants p16en_HK
dc.description.tableofcontentsb Respectability p16en_HK
dc.description.tableofcontentsc Residential segregation p22en_HK
dc.description.tableofcontentsd In retrospect p47en_HK
dc.description.tableofcontentsa The temple and its community p58en_HK
dc.description.tableofcontentsb Chinese guilds and other voluntary associations p61en_HK
dc.description.tableofcontentsc The Chinese community's politics p85en_HK
dc.description.tableofcontentsa Food, wages and other statistics p150en_HK
dc.description.tableofcontentsb The strikes of the 1920s p160en_HK
dc.description.tableofcontentsc The sale of women p174en_HK
dc.description.tableofcontentsd Depression, livelihood and reform p180en_HK
dc.description.tableofcontentsa War experience p210en_HK
dc.description.tableofcontentsb Life in occupied Hong Kong p225en_HK
dc.description.tableofcontentsa Restoration of traditional communal institutions p234en_HK
dc.description.tableofcontentsb Poverty and the need for welfare p248en_HK
dc.description.tableofcontentsc Changes in personal characteristics p268en_HK
dc.description.tableofcontentsd Industrialization in the 1950s p274en_HK
dc.description.tableofcontentse Social mobility p278en_HK
dc.description.tableofcontentsf Professionalization p280en_HK
dc.description.tableofcontentsa Riots p286en_HK
dc.description.tableofcontentsb Language p293en_HK
dc.description.tableofcontentsc The population transition p299en_HK
dc.description.tableofcontentsd New hopes and bold beginning p300en_HK
dc.description.tableofcontentse Hong Kong workers p317en_HK
dc.description.tableofcontentsf Transforming the rural family p335en_HK
dc.description.tableofcontentsg The new poor p347en_HK
dc.description.tableofcontentsh As they kept coming p348en_HK
dc.description.tableofcontentsa Out of apathy p351en_HK
dc.description.tableofcontentsb Rich and poor p352en_HK
dc.description.tableofcontentsc The local people emigrate p367en_HK
dc.description.tableofcontentsd The survival of customs p370en_HK
dc.description.tableofcontentse How satisfied have Hong Kong people been? p372en_HK
dc.description.tableofcontentsCh.three A city of entrepreneurs p117en_HK
dc.format.extentx, 385 p. : ill. ; 25 cmen_HK
dc.format.extent430 bytes-
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdfen_HK
dc.format.mimetypetext/html-
dc.languageengen_HK
dc.publisherHong Kong: Hong Kong University Pressen_HK
dc.relation.ispartofDigital Editions from Hong Kong University Pressen_HK
dc.rightsCreative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License-
dc.rightsHKU students and staff onlyen_HK
dc.subject.ddc301.095125 S6en_HK
dc.subject.lcshSocial change--China--Hong Kongen_HK
dc.subject.lcshHong Kong (China)--Historyen_HK
dc.titleSocietyen_HK
dc.typeBooken_HK
dc.identifier.hkulb3135856en_HK
dc.description.naturepublished_or_final_versionen_HK

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