Chinese Communists and Hong Kong Capitalists: 1937-1997

Chinese Communists and Hong Kong Capitalists: 1937-1997

by C. Chu

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This book examines Chinese Communist activities in Hong Kong from the outbreak of the Sino-Japanese War in 1937 to the handover in 1997.It reveals a peculiar part of Chinese Communist history, and traces six decades of astounding united front between the Chinese Communists and the Hong Kong tycoons and upper-class business elite.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349290857
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 11/17/2010
Edition description: 1st ed. 2010
Pages: 196
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Cindy Yik-yi Chu is Professor in the Department of History at Hong Kong Baptist University.

Table of Contents

The United Front Policy of the Chinese Communists in Hong Kong during the Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945 * Overt and Covert Functions of the Hong Kong Branch of the Xinhua News Agency, 1947-1984 * The Origins of the Chinese Communist Alliance with the Hong Kong Business Elite, the 1997 Question, and the Basic Law Committees, 1979-1985 * The Involvement of the Business Elite in the Drafting of Hong Kong's Basic Law and the Problems of the United Front Policy, 1985-1990 * The Chinese Communists' United Front with Big Business and Their Collaboration on the Handover, 1990-1997 * The Selection of the Chief Executive, May-December 1996 * Tung Chee-hwa and the Last Days of Colonial Hong Kong, December 1996-June 1997

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