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Author Sinn, Elizabeth.

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

Publication Info. Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, 2003.


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Description 1 online resource (304 pages, 8 unnumbered 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.
Note Print version record.
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.
Subject Dong hua yi yuan (Hong Kong, China) -- History.
Dong hua yi yuan (Hong Kong, China) (OCoLC)fst00651906
Hospital and community -- China -- Hong Kong -- History.
Social sciences.
MEDICAL -- Hospital Administration & Care.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
Hospital and community. (OCoLC)fst00960925
China -- Hong Kong. (OCoLC)fst01260796
Händler. (DE-588)4221401-4
Kolonialverwaltung. (DE-588)4164715-4
Krankenhaus. (DE-588)4032786-3
Chronological Term Geschichte 1869-1896.
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
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.)
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