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This book shows how the detailed ehtnographic study of consumption in Hong Kong can lead to a deeper understanding of Hong Kong life as a whole, as well as of consumption in the world at large.

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. Series Foreword
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Contributors, Map
  2. pp. ix-xii
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  1. A Note on Cantonese Romanization
  2. p. xiii
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. 1-22
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  1. 1. The Mailing of Hong Kong
  2. pp. 23-46
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  1. 2. Making House into Home: Interior Design in Hong Kong Public Housing
  2. pp. 47-80
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  1. 3. Consuming Cinema: Reflections on Movies and Market-places in Contemporary Hong Kong
  2. pp. 81-116
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  1. 4. The Hierarchy of Drinks: Alcohol and Social Class in Hong Kong
  2. pp. 117-140
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  1. 5. Shopping for Fashion in Hong Kong
  2. pp. 141-172
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  1. 6. The Sense of Things: Chinese Art in the Lives of Hong Kong Collectors and Connoisseurs
  2. pp. 173-204
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  1. 7. Consuming a Dream: Homes in Advertisements and Imagination in Contemporary Hong Kong
  2. pp. 205-236
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  1. 8. Consuming Places in Hong Kong: Experiencing Lan Kwai Fong
  2. pp. 237-262
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  1. 9. The McDonald's Snoopy Craze in Hong Kong
  2. pp. 263-285
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  1. 10. Cultural Identity and Consumption in Post-Colonial Hong Kong
  2. pp. 287-318
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  1. Glossary: Cantonese in Yale Romanization
  2. pp. 319-329
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 331-340
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Additional Information

ISBN
9789882200876
Related ISBN
9789622095465
MARC Record
OCLC
642685734
Pages
356
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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