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Author Sinn, Elizabeth, 1948-

Title Power and charity : a Chinese merchant elite in colonial Hong Kong / Elizabeth Sinn
Published Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, 2003


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
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-296) and index
Notes Print version record
In HKU Press digital editions
SUBJECT Händler, ... gnd
Subject Dong hua yi yuan (Hong Kong, China) -- History
SUBJECT Dong hua yi yuan (Hong Kong, China) fast
Deutsches Rotes Kreuz Krankenhaus Grimmen gnd
Subject Hospital and community -- China -- Hong Kong -- History
MEDICAL -- Hospital Administration & Care.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
Hospital and community
China -- Hong Kong
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789882202504