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Towards Forgiveness: Sino-Tasmanian stories from two islands.

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I hang my stories on some of these historical pegs: the legacies of British colonial rule yielding brutality in Tasmania and racism in Hong Kong; Chinese settlement in nineteenth century Tasmania by gold and tin miners; the Handover in 1997 of Hong Kong by Britain to the Peoples’ Republic of China; and, at all times, that erotic spark that may jump the cultural gap with ...more
Paperback, 170 pages
Published May 11th 2012 by Ginninderra Press
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May 01, 2013 John rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
I hang my stories on some of these historical pegs: the legacies of British colonial rule yielding brutality in Tasmania and racism in Hong Kong; Chinese settlement in nineteenth century Tasmania by gold and tin miners; the Handover in 1997 of Hong Kong by Britain to the Peoples’ Republic of China; and, at all times, that erotic spark that may jump the cultural gap with heart shattering results. My stories start with violence, racism and retribution, and as they alternate between the two ...more
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John Biggs spent his professional life as an academic psychologist and educator in England, Canada, Australia and Hong Kong. He has published extensively as an academic, his most important work being Teaching for Quality Learning at University (Open University Press, 1998; 4ed with Catherine Tang as co-author). He retired from Hong Kong University to concentrate on writing. He has published five ...more
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