Democracy Shelved: Great Britain, China, and Attempts at Constitutional Reform in Hong Kong, 1945-1952

Democracy Shelved: Great Britain, China, and Attempts at Constitutional Reform in Hong Kong, 1945-1952

by Steve Yui-Sang Tsang
     
 


Between 1945 and 1952, the British government considered granting Hong Kong the right to elected self-government, but in 1952 the proposal was withdrawn. This study examines the genesis, development, and eventual abandonment of reform proposals for Hong Kong in the context of postwar British colonial policy and the changing political situation in Southeast Asia.See more details below

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Between 1945 and 1952, the British government considered granting Hong Kong the right to elected self-government, but in 1952 the proposal was withdrawn. This study examines the genesis, development, and eventual abandonment of reform proposals for Hong Kong in the context of postwar British colonial policy and the changing political situation in Southeast Asia.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195841756
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
07/14/1988
Series:
East Asian Historical Monographs Series
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.88(w) x 8.75(h) x 0.84(d)

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