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Imperial Masquerade
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This book offers the only comprehensive introduction to all the major parts of Hong Kong’s Criminal Justice System. It also offers an introduction to some key areas of the Hong Kong Legal System, including the Judiciary, Criminal Law and Legal Assistance.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright, Dedication
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  1. Contents
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  1. Illustrations
  2. pp. ix-xiv
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  1. Foreword
  2. pp. xv-xviii
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  1. Preface
  2. pp. xix-xxv
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  1. Acknowledgements
  2. pp. xxvii-xxviii
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  1. Part I
  2. p. 1
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  1. 1 “The marriage, I believe, was a love affair ...”
  2. pp. 3-14
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  1. 2 Culture clash
  2. pp. 15-21
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  1. 3 “A noisy family of English-speaking children . . .”
  2. pp. 23-33
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  1. 4 Beijing to Tokyo
  2. pp. 35-41
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  1. 5 Samurai in pinstripes
  2. pp. 43-53
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  1. 6 Chrysanthemums and politics
  2. pp. 55-68
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  1. 7 Back to China, forward to France
  2. pp. 69-77
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  1. 8 La ville lumi
  2. pp. 79-90
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  1. 9 Chinese powder keg
  2. pp. 91-98
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  1. 10 Dancing with Isadora
  2. pp. 99-104
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  1. 11 “The golden goddess of tragedy”
  2. pp. 105-111
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  1. 12 Scandal
  2. pp. 113-119
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  1. Part II
  2. p. 121
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  1. 13 Empress Dowager Cixi
  2. pp. 123-127
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  1. 14 Garden of Nurtured Harmony
  2. pp. 129-142
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  1. 15 Lady of the court
  2. pp. 143-147
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  1. 16 Eunuchs and jewels
  2. pp. 149-155
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  1. 17 “A very precious child”
  2. pp. 157-165
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  1. 18 Rumblings in paradise
  2. pp. 167-173
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  1. 19 The Forbidden City
  2. pp. 175-185
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  1. 20 Cat’s eyes and big feet
  2. pp. 187-191
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  1. 21 A portrait for the Empress
  2. pp. 193-202
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  1. 22 Hungry ghosts
  2. pp. 203-213
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  1. 23 Imperial birthday
  2. pp. 215-229
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  1. 24 War clouds
  2. pp. 231-237
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  1. 25 “First-class female official”
  2. pp. 239-250
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  1. Part III
  2. p. 251
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  1. 26 East is West, West is East
  2. pp. 253-258
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  1. 27 Flapper “princess"
  2. pp. 259-264
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  1. 28 “To others she may have been cruel . . .”
  2. pp. 265-272
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  1. 29 On the defense
  2. pp. 273-282
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  1. 30 Scheherazade of the Hotel Wagons-Lits
  2. pp. 283-293
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  1. 31 “. . . she means to educate Americans . . .”
  2. pp. 295-302
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  1. 32 Squeeze money
  2. pp. 303-312
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  1. 33 China reborn
  2. pp. 313-320
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  1. 34 Princess of patriots
  2. pp. 321-328
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  1. Legacy
  2. pp. 329-339
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 341-365
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  1. Family Tree
  2. p. 366
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 367-374
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  1. Index [contains image plates]
  2. pp. 375-389
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