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Hong Kong in China

the challenges of transition


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Published by Times Academic Press in Singapore .
Written in

  • Hong Kong (China)
    • Subjects:
    • Hong Kong (China) -- Politics and government -- 1997-,
    • Hong Kong (China) -- Economic conditions.,
    • Hong Kong (China) -- Social Conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by Wang Gungwu & John Wong.
      ContributionsWang, Gungwu., Wong, John, 1939-
      LC ClassificationsDS796.H74 H685 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 324 p. :
      Number of Pages324
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL125894M
      ISBN 109812101489
      LC Control Number99499767

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