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  • Published: 1 July 2017
  • ISBN: 9781760144005
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 134
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City of Protest: A Recent History of Dissent in Hong Kong: Penguin Specials


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An insightful exploration of the historical and social stimuli and implications of civil disobedience, City of Protest offers a compelling look at the often-fraught relationship between politics and belonging, and a city’s struggle to assert itself.

From the turbulent 1960s until today, Hong Kong has been a city shaped by civil disobedience. The latest wave of protests in Hong Kong’s long history of public dissent culminated in the Occupy Central movement of 2014. What emerges from these grassroots movements is a unique Hong Kong identity, one shaped neither by Britain nor China. An insightful exploration of the historical and social stimuli and implications of civil disobedience, City of Protest offers a compelling look at the often-fraught relationship between politics and belonging, and a city’s struggle to assert itself.

  • Pub date: 1 July 2017
  • ISBN: 9781760144005
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 134
Categories:

About the Author

Antony Dapiran

A long-time resident of Hong Kong, Antony Dapiran has written about the protests for The Guardian and New Statesman, has been interviewed on the subject by the BBC, Sky News (UK), and Channel 4 (UK), and his expert views have been quoted by leading media outlets across the globe, including The Times, Financial Times, The Guardian, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and The Irish Times.


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