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Democracy shelved

Steve Yui-Sang Tsang

Democracy shelved

Great Britain, China, and attempts at constitutional reform in Hong Kong, 1945-1952

by Steve Yui-Sang Tsang

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Published by Oxford University Press in Hong Kong, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Hong Kong (China),
  • Great Britain,
  • China,
  • Hong Kong.
    • Subjects:
    • Representative government and representation -- China -- Hong Kong.,
    • Constitutional law -- China -- Hong Kong.,
    • Hong Kong (China) -- Politics and government.,
    • Great Britain -- Relations -- China -- Hong Kong.,
    • Hong Kong (China) -- Relations -- Great Britain.,
    • China -- Relations -- China -- Hong Kong.,
    • Hong Kong (China) -- Relations -- China.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementSteve Yui-Sang Tsang ; with a foreword by David M. MacDougall.
      SeriesEast Asian historical monographs
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJQ675.A1 T72 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxiv, 254 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages254
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2404115M
      ISBN 100195841751
      LC Control Number87034732


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