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  • Senses of the City
    Senses of the City (English, Hardback) Joseph Sui Ching Lam

    The city of Hangzhou symbolized all of the contradictions of the declining Song Empire (960?1279). It was paramount and feeble, awe-inspiring and threatened, the most admired city and a disgrace to its dynastic founders. Rather than debate the merit of these polemical judgments, the contributors to this volume treat them as expressions of their historical moment, reflecting ideological convictions...

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  • Hong Kong Taxation
    Hong Kong Taxation (English, Paperback) Ayesha Macpherson Lau, Michael Olesnicky

    Covers the major areas of Hong Kong taxation - Profits Tax, Salaries Tax, Property Tax, Personal Assessment and Stamp Duty, as well as a general overview of international tax issues and how it pertains to Hong Kong. The book explains the principles and practice of Hong Kong taxation law together with the relevant Court and Board of Review decisions and contains numerous practical examples.

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  • Wandering Spirit and Metaphysical Thoughts
    Wandering Spirit and Metaphysical Thoughts (Hardback) Xingjian Gao, Gilbert C. F. Fong

    The complete first book of poems written by Nobel Prize winner Gao Xingjian. His poems offer an array of snapshots over various themes where politics, dreams, and metaphysical concerns are mixed. With original art works by Gao, this collection advances his innovative experiments in poetry across cultural boundaries.

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  • Red Swan
    Red Swan (English, Hardback) Sebastian Heilmann

    China stands as a major "Red Swan" challenge to the social sciences. Its exceptional development trajectory challenges conventional wisdom as well as conventional models of political change. The focus of this book is on the manner in which action programs in China's governmental system can be developed, formulated, implemented, adjusted, and revised.

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  • Lam Woo
    Lam Woo (English, Hardback) Moira Chan-Yeung

    Lam Woo was a highly successful Chinese building contractor based in Hong Kong in the early twentieth century. He exemplifies the marginal group of people who joined the Chinese diaspora because of poverty and political turmoil. Lam Woo belonged to the educated, westernised, Christian Chinese culture that supported the overthrow of the Qing dynasty.

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  • Poverty in a Rich Society
    Poverty in a Rich Society (English, Hardback) Maggie Lau

    Hong Kong's income inequality is greater than that in any developed economy. The growing unequal income distribution and poverty in Hong Kong have aroused public concern. This book is a timely and important opportunity to advance the theory and practice of poverty and social exclusion measurement, and to conduct policy relevant analyses in Hong Kong.

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  • Imprints of Kinship
    Imprints of Kinship (English, Hardback) Edward L. Shaughnessy

    Recent excavations of bronze artifacts from the Western Zhou dynasty (1046-771 B.C.) provide the focus for this collection of essays, which analyse the nature and patterns of lineages emerging from the tombs of ancient lords of states and historically significant individuals located throughout China, including Beijing, Shandong, Shanxi, and Gansu.

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  • Fellowship
    Fellowship (English, Hardback) Darren Nash

    Eclectic and experimental in style, this poetry collection and its stylistic range reflects the diversity of research in the field of medicine. The topics examined range from health economics and specific diseases to biological mechanisms and technology platforms used in research. Some also provide a lens to the feelings and pressures of patients and doctors, whilst others delve into the workings...

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  • Hong Kong Taxation 2016-2017
    Hong Kong Taxation 2016-2017 (English, Paperback) Justin Pearce

    The book covers the major areas of Hong Kong taxation?profits tax, salaries tax, property tax, personal assessment and stamp duty. It also includes a chapter giving a general overview of international tax issues and how they pertain to Hong Kong. This issue also contains general observations on the final reports issued in 2015 on the G20 and OECD Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) project....

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  • Bodies in China
    Bodies in China (English, Hardback) Eva Kit-Wah Man

    Uses Chinese philosophy to reframe Western scholarship on gender, body, and aesthetics. This book considers theorectical and philosophical discussions, reviews female aesthetical representations and traces changing perceptions of femininity from imperial to contemporary China.

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  • A History of Modern Chinese Fiction
    A History of Modern Chinese Fiction (English, Paperback) C. T. Hsia

    This pioneering, classic study of 20th-century Chinese fiction covers some sixty years, from the Literary Revolution of 1917 through the Cultural Revolution of 1966-1976.

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  • The Rebirth of the Moral Self
    The Rebirth of the Moral Self (Hardback) Jana S. Rosker

    The Confucian revival which manifests itself in the Modern Confucian current, belongs to the most important streams of thought in contemporary Chinese philosophy. This book introduces this stream of thought by focusing on the second generation Modern Confucians-Mou Zongsan, Tang Junyi, Xu Fuguan and Fang Dongmei.

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  • Post-Communist Sinology in Transformation
    Post-Communist Sinology in Transformation (English, Hardback) Chih-yu Shih

    Self-knowledge is the foundation of sinology. Becoming a sinologist involves engaging in multi-sited processes that deconstruct stereotypical notions of China's rise in the 21st century. The sinologists in this edited volume have actively participated in studies shaped by their specific historical contexts, strategic choices, and varied adaptations. Positioned in different sites, these agents...

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  • Sinologists as Translators in the Seventeenth to Nineteenth Centuries
    Sinologists as Translators in the Seventeenth to Nineteenth Centuries (English, Hardback) Lawrence Wang-Chi Wong

    This collection deploys archive studies and translation hermeneutics to merge the historical study of sinology with translation research. Focusing on the context of contributions by early Sinologists and their translations of works in Chinese, the essays in this volume ask why certain works were chosen for translation in particular historical moments; how they were interpreted, translated, and...

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  • The Empress and the Heavenly Masters
    The Empress and the Heavenly Masters (English, Paperback) Luk Yu-Ping

    Explores the history of imperial ordinations through a detailed examination of the Ordination Scroll of Empress Zhang (1493), an important Ming Dynasty Daoist artifact - its transcriptions and meticulously-painted images of celestial beings, as well as the influences of the Daoist leaders known as the Zhengyi Heavenly Masters.

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  • The Gate of Darkness
    The Gate of Darkness (English, Hardback) Hsia Tsi-An

    This volume of essays, posthumously edited by the author's brother Chih-tsing Hsia (1921-2013), a prominent Columbia University professor of Chinese literature, focuses on Chinese literary criticism relating to the work of leftist Chinese writers, most notably Lu Hsün (Lu Xun), as well as Chiang Kuang-tz'u, the "Five Martyrs," and Ch'iu Ch'iu-po. Through a critical overview of the aesthetics and...

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  • Poetry and Conflict
    Poetry and Conflict (English, Paperback) Bei Dao

    Following the enormous success of the 2009, 2011 and 2013 occasions of the International Poetry Nights in Hong Kong, the "International Poetry Nights in Hong Kong 2015" (IPNH K2015) will be held in November 2015. The theme of IPNH K2015 is "Poetry and Conflict", exploring the multi-layered relationships between poetry and war.

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  • The Classic Chinese Novel
    The Classic Chinese Novel (English, Hardback) C. T. Hsia

    C.T. Hsia studies in depth six landmarks of Chinese fiction. While he provides pertinent historical and bibliographical information for the proper appreciation of each novel, his focus is mainly critical as he examines in detail its structure and style, and analyses its major character and episodes in relation to its moral or philosophic themes.

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  • Poetry and Conflict
    Poetry and Conflict (Multiple languages, Paperback) Bei Dao

    Following the enormous success of the 2009, 2011 and 2013 occasions of the International Poetry Nights in Hong Kong, the "International Poetry Nights in Hong Kong 2015" (IPNH K2015) will be held in November 2015. The theme of IPNH K2015 is "Poetry and Conflict", exploring the multi-layered relationships between poetry and war.

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  • Res Publica (Paperback) Gunter Zoller

    Gunter Zoller offers a concise and perceptive analysis of the influence that Plato's Republic had on the political thought of three leading German philosophers rarely discussed together - Kant, Hegel, and Fichte - to demonstrate how the ongoing dialogue between ancient republican thought and 19th-century German idealism extends to the modern era.

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