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May Days in Hong Kong
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This collection of essays and testimonies explores various facets of the anti-colonial riots which erupted in Hong Kong in May 1967, their causes, their impact on colonial policy, and Sino-British relations, and their legacy for Hong Kong society and governance, and the people of the territory.

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. Contributors
  2. pp. vii-x
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  1. 1: Studying the 1967 riots: An overdue project
  2. pp. 1-18
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  1. Section I: Strategy and History
  2. pp. 19-20
  1. 2: The 1967 riots in Hong Kong: The domestic and diplomatic fronts of the governor
  2. pp. 21-36
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  1. 3: The 1967 riots: A legitimacy crisis?
  2. pp. 37-52
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  1. 4: On not being Macao(ed) in Hong Kong: British official minds and actions in 1967
  2. pp. 53-68
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  1. 5: A historical perspective: The 1967 riots and the strike-boycott of 1925-26
  2. pp. 69-86
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  1. Section II: Policies and Legacies
  2. pp. 87-88
  1. 6: Hong Kong headaches': Policing the 1967 disturbances
  2. pp. 89-104
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  1. 7: The banking and financial impact of the 1967 riots in Hong Kong
  2. pp. 105-126
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  1. 8: The riots and labour laws: The struggle for an eight-hour day for women factory workers, 1962-71
  2. pp. 127-144
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  1. 9: Learning from civil unrest: State/society relations in Hong Kong before and after the 1967 disturbances
  2. pp. 145-160
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  1. Section III: Testimonies
  2. pp. 161-162
  1. 1967: Witnesses remember
  2. pp. 163-180
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 181-206
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 207-214
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 215-222
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