Elizabeth Sinn

Elizabeth Sinn



Born and educated in Hong Kong, Elizabeth Sinn has published on many aspects of its history, including the media, migration, prostitution and charity. Among her works are Power and Charity: A Chinese Merchant Elite in Colonial Hong Kong (1989, 2003), two histories of the Bank of East Asia (1994, 2018), The Last Half Century of Chinese Overseas ( 1998) , Pacific Crossing: California Gold, Chinese Migration, and the Making of Hong Kong (2013), Meeting Place: Encounters Across Cultures in Hong Kong (2017), and Index to CO (Colonial Office Series) 129. She led the production of the Hong Kong Memory Project (http://hkmemory.hk)


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