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American Women Missionaries at Kobe College, 1873-1909





ISBN 9780415653503
Published July 27, 2012 by Routledge
280 Pages 1 B/W Illustrations

 
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This study examines one aspect of American women's professionalization and the implications of the cross-cultural dialogue between American woman missionaries and Japanese students and supporters at Kobe College between 1873 and 1909.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction  2. American Women at Home: The Woman's Board of Missions of the Interior and American Women Missionaries to Japan  3. Missionary Work Launched: Kobe Home, 1873-1877, the Founding Years  4. A Transition to Education as a Profession: Kobe Home to Kobe Girls' School, 1877-1882  5. Missionary Aspirations for Higher Education: Kobe Girls' School to Kobe College, 1883-1909.  Epilogue: The Dissolution of Women's Authority: Kobe College, 1910-1927.  Appendix.

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Biography

Noriko Kawamura Ishii is Professor in the Department of English Studies at Sophia University.