Hong Kong Cantopop: A Concise History

Hong Kong Cantopop: A Concise History

by Stephen Yiu-Wai Chu


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789888390588
Publisher: Hong Kong University Press
Publication date: 05/02/2017
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 1,066,271
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Yiu-Wai Chu is professor and director of the Hong Kong Studies Programme in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures at the University of Hong Kong.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments viii

A Note on Romanization x

Chapter 1 Introduction 1

Chapter 2 Days of Being Marginalized: The 1950s to the Early 1970s 21

Chapter 3 The Rise of Cantopop: The Mid- to Late 1970s 40

Chapter 4 An Age of Glory: The 1980s 69

Chapter 5 The Best of Times, the Worst of Times: The 1990s 105

Chapter 6 After the Fail: The New Millennium 145

Chapter 7 Epilogue: Cantopop in the Age of China 184

Appendix: Chronology of Major Events 197

Selected Bibliography 218

Index 226

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