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Author Akers-Jones, David,
Title Feeling the stones : reminiscences / by David Akers-Jones.
Imprint Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, 2004.

Author Akers-Jones, David,
Series UPCC book collections on Project MUSE.
Subject Akers-Jones, David.
Government executives -- China -- Hong Kong -- Biography.
Hong Kong (China) -- Officials and employees -- Biography.
Hong Kong (China) -- History -- 20th century.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 278 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents Foreword; Preface; Prologue; 1 Arrival; 2 The New Territory; 3 Tsuen Wan and the Islands, 1959-1961; 4 Yuen Long, 1962-1967; 5 Seeds of Reform; 6 The Cultural Revolution; 7 Principal Assistant Colonial Secretary (Lands); 8 A Visit to China in 1973: FIFA; 9 China and FIFA: The End of Waiting; 10 Back to the Land; 11 Breaking Down the Fences; 12 The Expiring Lease; 13 'Hong Kong People Ruling Hong Kong'; 14 Behind the Headlines; 15 Xiamen; 16 The Beginning of Negotiations; 17 Negotiations Concluded, 1983-1985; 18 Signatures and Celebrations; 19 Chief Secretary.
Note Print version record.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Summary This is a book for everyone with an interest in the recent history of Hong Kong and in an exceptional man who played a major part in that history as he ploughed a distinctive and individual, and sometimes controversial, path from District Officer to Acting Governor to Hong Kong Affairs Advisor.
Note English.
ISBN 9789882201316 (electronic bk.)
9882201318 (electronic bk.)
9622096557
9789622096554
1282704206
9781282704206
9786612704208
6612704209
OCLC # 650591704
Additional Format Print version: Akers-Jones, David. Feeling the stones. Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, 2004 9789622096554 (DLC) 2006432896 (OCoLC)55649881



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