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Women's work for women : missionaries and social change in Asia

Author: Leslie A Flemming
Publisher: Boulder [Colo.] : Westview Press, 1989.
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This book assesses the effect of North American & European missionary women in their roles as directors and staff members of women's educational & medical institutions, and as organizers in rural areas of India, Japan, & China.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Women's work for women.
Boulder [Colo.] : Westview Press, 1989
(OCoLC)597618994
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leslie A Flemming
ISBN: 0813377080 9780813377087
OCLC Number: 19776663
Description: vii, 174 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction : studying women missionaries in Asia / Leslie A. Flemming --
2. Opening doors through social service : aspects of women's work in the Canadian Presbyterian mission in central India, 1877-1914 / Ruth Compton Brouwer --
3. New models, new roles : U.S. Presbyterian women missionaries and social change in North India, 1870-1910 / Leslie A. Flemming --
4. Danish women missionaries : personal accounts of work with South Indian women / Geoffrey Burkhart --
5. Not a foreigner, but a sensei, a teacher : Nannie B. Gaines of Hiroshima / Dorothy Robins-Mowry --
6. Exporting femininity, not feminism : nineteenth-century U.S. missionary women's efforts to emancipate Chinese women / Marjorie King --
7. A mission for change in China : the Hackett Women's Medical Center of Canton, China, 1900-1930 / Sara W. Tucker --
8. The home and the world : the missionary message of U.S. domesticity / Jane Hunter.
Responsibility: edited by Leslie A. Flemming.

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This book assesses the effect of North American & European missionary women in their roles as directors and staff members of women's educational & medical institutions, and as organizers in rural areas of India, Japan, & China.

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