Underground Front: The Chinese Communist Party in Hong Kong, 1st Edition

  • Christine Loh
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  • ISBN-10: 9882205690
  • ISBN-13: 9789882205697
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 360 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released August 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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Underground Front is a pioneering examination of the role that the Chinese Communist Party has played in Hong Kong since the creation of the Party in 1921, through to the present day. This book brings events right up to date and includes the results of a survey about the Hong Kong public's attitude towards the CCP.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Introduction: The Chinese Communist Party in Hong Kong — Time to “Come Out”?.
2: Party Supremacy and Hong Kong.
3: The Chinese Communist Party Tools of Co-optation and Persuasion.
4: The Earliest History of the Chinese Communist Party in Hong Kong: From 1920 to 1926.
5: Purge, War and Civil War: From 1927 to 1948.
6: Hong Kong to the Chinese Communist Party: From 1949 to 1965.
7: The Cultural Revolution and the Riots of 1967: From 1966 to 1976.
8: The Taking Back of Hong Kong: From 1977 to 1984.
9: The Shaping of Post-Colonial Hong Kong: From 1983 to 1989.
10: Passage to Reunification: From 1990 to 1997.
11: Reunification and Fashioning a New Political Order: From 1997 to 2009.
Survey of Public Opinion about the Chinese Communist Party 2007.
The VIPs Invited to Witness the Signing of the Sino-British Joint Declaration.
Members of the Basic Law Drafting Committee and Basic Law Consultative Committee.
Status Markers in Key Political Institutions Relating to Hong Kong.
Olympics Torchbearers 2008.
Chinese Publications.
Other Backmatter.