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Author Sinn, Elizabeth, 1948-

Title Power and charity [electronic resource] : a Chinese merchant elite in colonial Hong Kong / Elizabeth Sinn.

Imprint Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, 2003.

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Description 1 online resource (304 pages, [8] pages of plates) : illustrations, portraits.
Series Echoes : classics of Hong Kong culture and history
Echoes : classics of Hong Kong culture and history.
Note Originally published: Hong Kong; Oxford: Oxford University, 1989.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-296) and index.
Contents Plates; Preface to the Paperback Edition; Preface to the Original Edition; Abbreviations; Romanization; Introduction; 1 The Chinese Community before the Tung Wah Hospital; 2 The Origin of the Tung Wah Hospital; 3 Management, Organization, and Development, 1869-1894; 4 The Tung Wah Hospital Committee as the Local Elite; 5 Criticism, Confrontation, and Control; 6 Crisis: The Plague, 1894; 7 A New Crisis: Toward Integration; Epilogue; Notes; Appendices; Glossary; Bibliography; Index.
Summary Through the history of a charitable institution, the Tung Wah Hospital, Elizabeth Sinn reshapes and greatly deepens our understanding of the evolving interactions between the Chinese community in Hong Kong and the colonial rulers.
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Subject Dong hua yi yuan (Hong Kong, China) -- History.
Dong hua yi yuan (Hong Kong, China)
Hospital and community -- China -- Hong Kong -- History.
Chronological Term Geschichte 1869-1896.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
In: HKU Press digital editions.
Other Form: Print version: Sinn, Elizabeth, 1948- Power and charity. Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, 2003 9789622096691 (OCoLC)54855528
ISBN 9789882202504 (electronic bk.)
9882202500 (electronic bk.)