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Hong Kong in transition

Hong Kong in transition

problems and prospects : proceedings of a seminar held at the University of Hong Kong on 28 November 1992

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Published by Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China,
  • Hong Kong
    • Subjects:
    • Constitutional law -- China -- Hong Kong -- Congresses.,
    • Constitutional history -- China -- Hong Kong -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statement[edited by Peter Wesley-Smith].
      GenreCongresses.
      SeriesThe problems & prospects series ;, 3
      ContributionsWesley-Smith, Peter., University of Hong Kong. Faculty of Law.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKNR170 .H66 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination114 p. ;
      Number of Pages114
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3989901M
      LC Control Number2001323790


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