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The story is told as an autobiography, from growing up in China to the occasional brief occupation of the Governor's seat. In the early days, 'administration' was rather a grand word to describe the daily grappling with novel problems never before encountered.

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. Claimer [Includes Image Plates]
  2. pp. vii-xxiv
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  1. 1.Growing up in China
  2. pp. 1-16
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  1. 2.Sojourn in Britain
  2. pp. 17-29
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  1. 3.Arrival in Hong Kong
  2. pp. 31-41
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  1. 4.In at the Deep End
  2. pp. 43-56
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  1. 5.District Office Tai Po
  2. pp. 57-70
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  1. 6.Towns in the Country
  2. pp. 71-77
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  1. 7.The Big City
  2. pp. 79-92
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  1. 8. The Heung Yee Kuk and Reservoirs
  2. pp. 93-107
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  1. 9.People Moving
  2. pp. 109-121
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  1. 10.Cultural Revolution
  2. pp. 123-131
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  1. 11.City District Officers
  2. pp. 133-142
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  1. 12.Typhoons, Sailing andLong Leaves
  2. pp. 143-159
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  1. 13.New Territories Commissioner
  2. pp. 161-175
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  1. 14.Life Near the Top
  2. pp. 177-195
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  1. 15.Overseas Posting
  2. pp. 197-206
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  1. 16.Relations with China
  2. pp. 207-211
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  1. 17.The Last Five Years
  2. pp. 213-230
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  1. 18.Epilogue
  2. pp. 231-241
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 243-248
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Additional Information

ISBN
9789882201620
Related ISBN
9789622095502
MARC Record
OCLC
794700928
Pages
264
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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