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Title:East and West; The Last Governor of Hong Kong on Power, Freedom and the Future
Price:AUD$14.90 (about USD$10.30)
Item ID:SB00-0115250
Publisher:Macmillan, London, 1998
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Good
Macmillan, 1998, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, Reprint, Illustrated By: Photographic

list of illustrations, caveat emptor and index. Black-and-white photographic endpapers, showing Hong Kong harbour. Black coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Photographic dustwrapper with white and gilt coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Chris Patten was the last English governor of the Island of Hong Kong. At midnight on the 30th of June 1997 the colony was officially handed over to the mainland Chinese government, thus ending over 150 years of British rule. In this book he gives an insider's look at how he governed, why he made the decisions he did and how he implemented controversial (from both the Chinese and from the British point of view) reforms and a measure of democracy into the island colony. A little rubbing to the lower book edges and age toning of the textblock edges. Chipping to the lower dustwrapper corners and a little rubbing to the dustwrapper panels. Second Edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [10], 340, [2] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Politics & Government; Hong Kong; Biography & Autobiography. ISBN: 0333747879. ISBN/EAN: 9780333747872. Inventory No: 0115250.
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