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Title Meeting place : encounters across cultures in Hong Kong, 1841-1984 / edited by Elizabeth Sinn and Christopher Munn.

Imprint HK : Hong Kong University Press, 2018.

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Description 1 online resource (219 pages)
Contents Intro; Contents; Acknowledgments; Note on Romanization; Introduction; 1. Wang Tao in Hong Kong and the Chinese â#x80;#x9C;Otherâ#x80;#x9D;; 2. From Dried Seafood to Instant Ramen; 3. The Code of Silence across the Hong Kong Eurasian Community(ies); 4. The Making of Accomplished Women; 5. â#x80;#x9C;No Day without a Deed to Crown Itâ#x80;#x9D;; 6. Western Firms and Their Chinese Compradors; 7. The Parallel Worlds of Seafarers; 8. Carvalho Yeo and the 1928 Hong Kong Treasury Swindle; Bibliography; Contributors; Index.
Summary Meeting Place: Encounters across Cultures in Hong Kong, 1841-1984 presents detailed empirical studies of day-to-day interactions between people of different cultures in a variety of settings. The broad conclusion-that there was sustained and multilevel contact between men and women of different cultures-will challenge and complicate traditional historical understandings of Hong Kong as a city either of rigid segregation or of pervasive integration. Given its geographical location, its status as a free port, and its role as a center of migration, Hong Kong was an extraordinarily porous place. P.
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Subject Intercultural communication -- China -- Hong Kong.
Hong Kong (China) -- Civilization.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Sinn, Elizabeth.
Munn, Christopher.
Other Form: Print version: Sinn, Elizabeth. Meeting Place : Encounters across Cultures in Hong Kong, 1841-1984. HK : Hong Kong University Press, ©2018 9789888390847
ISBN 9789888455010 (electronic bk.)
988845501X (electronic bk.)