International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

State and Society: An Historical Description and Explanation of Student Movements in the Prewar Hong Kong
Dr Steven Hung

The significance of student social movements in the Hong Kong prewar history has to be addressed. The paper goes to discuss student political or social movements at many paramount moments in the history of contemporary Hong Kong. The analysis of the scenario of Hong Kong student social movements should be put on more or different orientations of understanding. It is because, in the context of this contemporary Chinese history which represented the periods of starting from Opium Wars until 1941, many states or political and commercial blocs acted or played their different roles in Hong Kong. Many perspectives of description or explanation would be helpful for having more exact understanding of Hong Kong issues at the past and the present.

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