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Over the past six months, demonstrations in Hong Kong have increasingly become more violent and more determined. What started out as a protest against a proposed extradition law has now become a call for independence. But what is at the root of this tumultuous relationship between Hong Kong and China? This week, how Hong Kong became one of the most important, and most contested, cities in the world.
If you would like to read more about the topic:
- A Modern History of Hong Kong by Steve Tsang
- Hong Kong by Jan Morris
- Umbrellas in Bloom: Hong Kong's Occupy Movement Uncovered by Jason Y. Ng
- China in Ten Words by Yu Hua
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