Title

Fire on the Rim: A Study in Contradictions in Left-Wing Political Mobilization in Hong Kong 1967

Date of Award

1976

Degree Type

Dissertation

Degree Name

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Department

History

Keywords

Labor clashes, Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, Demonstrations

Subject Categories

Asian History | History

Abstract

The following investigation will evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the Cultural Revolution-inspired struggle campaign in Hong Kong, thereby reflecting on the appropriateness of the Chinese revolutionary model as a guide to popular advancement elsewhere, and on the extent and quality of leftist organizational efforts in a particularly potentially-revolutionary setting.

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