1st Edition

Women's Work For Women
Missionaries And Social Change In Asia

ISBN 9780367216634
Published September 30, 2020 by Routledge
192 Pages

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Book Description

 This book grew out of a panel on women missionaries given at the 1986 meeting of the National Association for Women's Studies. When the leaders of the Woman's Foreign Mission Society of the American Presbyterian Church chose the title Woman’s Work for Woman for their mission magazine in 1870, they chose the phrase that both overseas missionaries

Table of Contents

Introduction: Studying Women Missionaries in Asia -- Opening Doors Through Social Service: Aspects of Women's Work in the Canadian Presbyterian Mission in Central India, 1877-1914 -- New Models, New Roles: U.S. Presbyterian Women Missionaries and Social Change in North India, 1870-1910 -- Danish Women Missionaries: Personal Accounts of Work with South Indian Women -- Not a Foreigner, but a Sensei—a Teacher: Nannie B. Gaines of Hiroshima -- Exporting Femininity, Not Feminism: Nineteenth-Century U.S. Missionary Women's Efforts to Emancipate Chinese Women -- A Mission for Change in China: The Hackett Women's Medical Center of Canton, China, 1900-1930 -- The Home and the World: The Missionary Message of U.S. Domesticity

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