The Last Governor - Chris Patten and the Handover of Hong Kong
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Set against the backcloth of Hong Kong's emergence from the Opium Wars to become one of the greatest trading posts of the world, this account of the last days of a turbulent period of British Colonial history is enhanced by opinions of contemporary Hong Kong experts and citizens. All of our books are in the shop, and are 'real' books. We try to post the same day as the order. Descriptions are conservative. Postage rates may be lower than ABE estimate, please use Ask Bookseller a Question to confirm availability and postage cost, use [Ask Bookseller a Question] option below to confirm availability and get accurate postage quote for this item (the amount quoted is for an 'average' hard-cover book of up to 1kg in weight). Buchnummer des Verkäufers 000258
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a highly important contribution to the historical record which tells how one man, doggedly and sometimes bloody-mindedly, did his best to help and, insofar as it was possible, to save the people of Hong Kong ( DAILY TELEGRAPH)
well-written, never boring, and a significant contribution to the history of Hong Kong ( IRISH TIMES)
a useful contribution to history. ( ASIAN AFFAIRS)
Dimbleby's account is naturally sympathetic to his subject but is nevertheless well-written, never boring, and a significant contribution to the history of Hong Kong. ( IRISH TIMES)
Titel: The Last Governor - Chris Patten and the ...
Verlag: Little, Brown and Co., London
Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Good a Little Shelf Worn
Auflage: First Edition
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