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Chinese diaspora charity and the Cantonese Pacific, 1850-1949

Author: John Fitzgerald; Hon-ming Yip
Publisher: Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, 2021.
Series: Hong Kong scholarship online.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work sheds new light on the history of charity among Chinese overseas and its place in the history of charity in China and in the wider history of global philanthropy.
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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Fitzgerald; Hon-ming Yip
ISBN: 9888528920 9789888528929 9888528262 9789888528264 9882201520 9789882201521
OCLC Number: 1237466421
Language Note: English.
Notes: Previously issued in print: 2020.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource (226 p.).
Contents: Introduction : diaspora charity in the Cantonese Pacific, 1850-1949 / John Fitzgerald and Hon-ming Yip --
Practising charity across the Chinese diaspora, 1850-1949 : a multidimensional overview / Elizabeth Sinn --
Making Chinese charities accountable : institutional changes in the late Qing and the republic and their overseas connection / David Faure --
Qiaopi and charity : the mechanisms and impact of diasporic Chinese philanthropy / Gregor Benton and Hong Liu --
Huiguan as an overseas charitable institution : homebound burials and the global Chinese diaspora, 1850-1949 / Hon-ming Yip --
The "letter should not beg" : Chinese diaspora philanthropy in higher education / Dong Wang --
Chinese charity in early Chinese American history / Yong Chen --
Chinese engagement with the Australian colonial charity model / Pauline Rule --
The "invisible work" of women : gender and philanthropic sociability in the evolution of early Chinese Australian voluntary organizations / Mei-fen Kuo --
Women and Guangdong native-place charity in Chinese Australian Pentecostalism : "the miracle of grace" / Denise A. Austin --
Building trust : private charity and public benefit in the associational life of the Cantonese Pacific, 1850-1949 / John Fitzgerald.
Series Title: Hong Kong scholarship online.
Responsibility: John Fitzgerald and Hon-ming Yip.

Abstract:

This work sheds new light on the history of charity among Chinese overseas and its place in the history of charity in China and in the wider history of global philanthropy.

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