Murray Sayle, 27 November 1997
Show More The Last Governor: Chris Patten and the Handover of Hong Kong by Jonathan Dimbleby.
Little, Brown, 461 pp., £22.50, July 1997, 0 316 64018 2Show More
In Pursuit of British Interests: Reflections on Foreign Policy under Margaret Thatcher and John Major by Percy Cradock.
Murray, 228 pp., £18.99, September 1997, 0 7195 5464 0Show More
Hong Kong Under Chinese Rule: The Economic and Political Implications of Reversion edited by Warren Cohen and Li Zhao.
Cambridge, 255 pp., £45, August 1997, 0 521 62158 5Show More
The Hong Kong Advantage by Michael Enright, Edith Scott and David Dodwell.
Oxford, 369 pp., £20, July 1997, 0 19 590322 6Show More
“... Does it still hold? Will the Chinese Communist Party now be permitted to operate in Hong Kong? Kenneth Lieberthal raises this interesting question in his contribution to Hong Kong under Chinese Rule, but has no ready answer. Hong Kong’s British governors were all appointed by, and solely responsible to, the government in London, but they were assisted by ...”