The Histories of Hong Kong: Nation Formation and a Third Identity in the Territory

This article explores the history of Hong Kong from a multidisciplinary perspective in order to explain nation formation and identity formulation processes triggered by the Handover. The pattern recurs through diverse cultural productions released during key moments prior to 1997 as can be observed...

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Autor Principal: Acón Chan, Lai Sai
Formato: Artículo
Idioma: Inglés
Publicado: Escuela de Lenguas Modernas, Universidad de Costa Rica 2014
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Acceso en línea: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/rlm/article/view/14040
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/23682
Sumario: This article explores the history of Hong Kong from a multidisciplinary perspective in order to explain nation formation and identity formulation processes triggered by the Handover. The pattern recurs through diverse cultural productions released during key moments prior to 1997 as can be observed in articles of my own like “Los efectos (pos)traumáticos del retorno de Hong Kong a la madre patria en 1997” and “Timothy Mo’s An Insular Possession”.