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A lifetime in academia : an autobiography by Rayson Huang

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A lifetime in academia : an autobiography by Rayson Huang
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A lifetime in academia
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an autobiography by Rayson Huang
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Language
eng
Summary
Rayson Huang began his studies at the University of Hong Kong in 1938. Thirty-four years later, in 1972, he became the University's first Chinese Vice-Chancellor and served in that position until 1986. He sat on the Legislative Council of Hong Kong and on the Drafting Committee that formulated China's Basic Law for Hong Kong after its return to China in 1997. In this lively and frank autobiography, Huang reflects on his diverse university career of almost half a century -- in Hong Kong, China, Britain, the United States, Singapore and Malaysia -- and on his experiences during World War II, when
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
E7B
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Literary form
non fiction
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A lifetime in academia : an autobiography by Rayson Huang
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A lifetime in academia : an autobiography by Rayson Huang
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt1xwbrc
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Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface to the Second Edition; Preface to the First Edition; 1 -- The Early Years: My Father and Munsang College; 2 -- University Days and the Siege of Hong Kong; 3 -- Into Free China as a Refugee: Life in Samkong and Kweilin; 4 -- To Chungking: The War-time Capital; Institutions -- Plate Section; 5 -- To England via India: Postgraduate Studies at Oxford; 6 -- Post-Doctoral Training in Chicago; 7 -- Starting a Career the Hard Way in Singapore; 8 -- The Emergence of a Chinese University; Grace Huang -- Plate Section; 9 -- A New University in a New Country
  • 10 -- Nanyang University: The One and Only11 -- Back to Alma Mater; 12 -- Post-Retirement Activities; Rayson Huang -- Plate Section; Appendices; I -- Extracts from a Presidential Address to the General Assembly of the Association of South-East Asian Institutions of Higher Learning; II -- Nanyang University Convocation Address; III -- The Basic Purpose of Secondary Education: Address by the Vice-Chancellor to the 91st Congregation, the University of Hong Kong; IV -- Aspects of the Basic Law: Relationship between the Central Authorities and the Special Administrative Region; Glossary
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Edition
Expanded 2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 209 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789888053711
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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illustrations
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