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A Lifetime in Academia
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This autobiography records Rayson Huang's diverse university experience of a half century. It also gives an account of the siege of Hong Kong and life in war-torn China and of two bodies on which he later served: the Legislative Council in Hong Kong and Beijing's Drafting Committee which formulated a Basic Law for the territory after its return to China in 1997.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Frontmatter
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. Preface
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. 1. The Early Years: My Father and Munsang College
  2. pp. 1-11
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  1. 2. University Days and the Siege of Hong Kong
  2. pp. 13-20
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  1. 3. Into Free China as a Refugee: Life in Samkong and Kweilin
  2. pp. 21-33
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  1. 4. To Chungking: The War-time Capital [Includes Image Plates]
  2. pp. 35-42
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  1. 5. To England via India: Postgraduate Studies at Oxford
  2. pp. 43-52
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  1. 6. Post-Doctoral Training in Chicago
  2. pp. 53-61
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  1. 7. Starting a Career the Hard Way in Singapore
  2. pp. 63-70
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  1. 8. The Emergence of a Chinese University [Includes Image Plates]
  2. pp. 71-78
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  1. 9. A New University in a New Country
  2. pp. 79-92
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  1. 10. Nanyang University: The One and Only
  2. pp. 93-104
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  1. 11. Back to Alma Mater
  2. pp. 105-123
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  1. 12. Post-Retirement Activities [Includes Image Plates]
  2. pp. 125-137
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  1. Appendices (Appendix I, Appendix II, Appendix III, Appendix IV)
  2. pp. 139-162
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  1. Glossary
  2. pp. 163-168
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