From Empire Defence to Imperial Retreat: Britain's Postwar China Policy and the Decolonization of Hong Kong

@article{Tang1994FromED,
  title={From Empire Defence to Imperial Retreat: Britain's Postwar China Policy and the Decolonization of Hong Kong},
  author={J. Tang},
  journal={Modern Asian Studies},
  year={1994},
  volume={28},
  pages={317-337}
}
  • J. Tang
  • Published 1994
  • Political Science
  • Modern Asian Studies
  • Attempts to examine Hong Kong as an issue in British postwar colonial policy often emphasize the unique nature of the colony, and therefore a special case in British decolonization. Hong Kong has been regarded as an unconventional colonial entity, an anachronism in the modern world. But others argue that the word colony is not an appropriate term to describe it, except in the most severely technical legal sense, because of its spectacular industrial and economic development since the end of the… CONTINUE READING
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