The Umbrella Movement put Hong Kong on the world map and elevated this docile, money-minded Asian island to a model for pro-democracy campaigns across the globe. Umbrellas in Bloom is the first book available in English to chronicle this history-making event, written by a bestselling author and columnist based on his firsthand experience at the main protest sites.Jason Y. Ng takes a no-holds-barre...
Paperback: 392 pages
Publisher: Blacksmith Books (December 7, 2016)
Product Dimensions: 5.1 x 1.1 x 8.2 inches
Amazon Rank: 1896544
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I've read one of Jason's previous books (No City for Slow Men) and love his style. Having been at the final sight in causeway bay a day or so before it was cleared, this book brought that experience to life. Whilst it is a great account of the moveme...
he-wall approach to covering politics. His latest offering steps through the 79-day struggle, from the firing of the first shot of tear gas by riot police to the evacuation of the last protester from the downtown encampments. It is all you need to know about the occupy movement: who took part in it, why it happened, how it transpired, and what it did and did not achieve.Together with HONG KONG State of Mind (2010) and No City for Slow Men (2013), Umbrellas in Bloom forms Ng's "Hong Kong Trilogy" that traces the city's sociopolitical developments since its return to Chinese rule.