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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Chinese basket babies : a German missionary foundling home and the girls it raised (1850s-1914).
Wiesbaden, Germany : Otto Harrassowitz GmbH, ©2014
xxxiii, 237 pages
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
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|Description:||1 online resource (272 pages).|
|Contents:||Cover; Title Pages; Table of Contents; Body; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Bethesda: A Gendered History; 1.1 From the Cradle to the Grave; 1.1.1 Founding Fathers and their Beliefs; 1.1.2 Early Missionaries and Growth; 1.1.3 Periodic Overview of Bethesda's Development; 1.1.4 Closure; 1.2 German Women to the Fore: Opening the Doorsfor Single Missionaries; 1.2.1 Factors Promoting the German Women's Missionary Movement; 1.2.2 Breaking into the Public Sphere: Spaces Exploited by the BFM; 1.2.3 Female Founders of the BFM: Warriors of Emancipation or Faith?; 1.2.4 BFM Missionaries. 1.2.5 Conclusion: Bethesda as a Colonial Farm2 Inside Bethesda: Social Engineering Using; 2.1 Foundling Homes as Disciplinary Institutions; 2.1.1 Ordered Lives; 2.1.2 Enclosure and Isolation; 2.1.3 Surveillance, Discipline and Punishment; 2.1.4 Docile Bodies the Pietist Way: Self Surveillance; 2.2 Bethesda's Products: Constructions of the Ideal Christian Woman; 2.2.1 Xianqi Liangmu; 2.2.2 Xianqi Liangmu or Career Women? Bethesda's Education Policy; 2.3 Conclusion: Docile Bodies or Chinese Christians?; 2.3.1 Bethesda as a Disciplinary Institution; 3 Marriage: Bethesda and Chinese Society. 3.1 From the Outside In: Marriage as a Tool of Re-Integration3.1.1 Foundlings: Th e Outsiders; 3.1.2 Bethesda: An Outside Space; 3.1.3 Re-Entry through Marriage; 3.2 Marriage the Bethesda Way; 3.2.1 Freedom of Choice; 3.3 Finding Grooms; 3.3.1 Selection Process; 3.3.2 Rating "Sons-in-law"; 3.4 Girls' Preferences; 3.4.1 Hakka Unpopularity; 3.4.2 Diff erence in Values with Missionary "Parents"; 3.5 Th e Chosen Ones: Bethesda "Sons-in-law"; 3.5.1 Backgrounds and Status; 3.5.2 Attitude towards Bethesda Girls; 3.5.3 Conclusion: Bad Choices. 4 For Richer for Poorer: Bethesda Brides and their Husbands4.1 Characters and Destinies: Bethesda Girls' Lives; 4.1.1 Methodological Considerations; 4.1.2 Judging the "Good" and the "Bad"; 4.2 Tales of the "Bad"; 4.2.1 Runaways; 4.2.2 Rebels; 4.2.3 Difficult; 4.2.4 Penitent; 4.2.5 Slow Learners; 4.3 Lives of the "Good"; 4.3.1 Pious; 4.3.2 Conformists; 4.3.3 Intelligent; 4.3.4 Role Models; 4.4 Conclusion: Bethesda's Unwritten Marriage Policy; 4.4.1 Missionary Power and Everyday Tactics; 4.4.2 Bethesda's Hidden Agenda; 5 New Women: Bethesda "Daughters" Making their Own Fortunes. 5.1 Constructions of Women and Gender Roles in Late Qing China5.1.1 Southern Guangdong as a Transformative Space; 5.2 Jobs for the Girls: Th e 1890s as a Watershed Decade; 5.2.1 Forces for Change at Bethesda; 5.3 New Spaces for Bethesda Girls; 5.3.1 Missionary Expansion as Job Creation; 5.4 Bethesda Girls Pioneering New Roles; 5.4.1 Single by Choice; 5.4.2 Married Women as Breadwinners; 5.4.3 Career Widows; 5.5 Bethesda's New Women; 5.5.1 Kang Aide and Bethesda's Pioneers; 5.5.2 Destiny Makers; 5.5.3 Kong Tai Heong; 5.6 Conclusion: New Spaces and Forging Roles for Chinese Women.|
|Series Title:||Opera sinologica, 26.|