The Role of Hong Kong and Macau in China's Relations with Europe

  title={The Role of Hong Kong and Macau in China's Relations with Europe},
  author={Brian Hook and Miguel Santos Neves},
  journal={The China Quarterly},
  pages={108 - 135}
  • B. Hook, M. Neves
  • Published 1 March 2002
  • Political Science
  • The China Quarterly
The return of Hong Kong by Britain in 1997 and of Macau by Portugal in 1999 formally marked the end of one era of Sino-European relations and the beginning of another. Both events had been preceded by protracted negotiations, detailed bilateral treaties and, in the history of imperial withdrawal, extended transition periods. Consequently, since the signing of the Joint Declarations (JD), the local, national and international implications of the two events have been the foci of historical… Expand
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