Gender, Religion, and the Heathen Lands: American Missionary Women in South Asia, 1860s-1940s

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März 2000



This cross-cultural study examines the work of American missionary women in South-Asia.


Part I Chapter 1 The Missionary Scenario Chapter 2 Biblical Helpmeet and Evangelical Worker: The Missionary Wife Chapter 3 "Darkness," "Disease," The Zenana, and the "Heathen Woman": Constructing Discourses and Saving Souls Chapter 4 Documenting "Knowledge" and Producing Texts: An Analysis of Missionary Literature Part II Chapter 5 Shifting Paradigms: Facing the Twentieth Century Chapter 6 Feminists, Philanthropists, Matriarchs, and Managers: The Single-Women Missionaries Chapter 7 Isabella Thoburn (1840-1901): The Lal Bagh School and the Isabella Thoburn College Chapter 8 Making Women Physicians and "Christ-Filled" Doctors: Ida Scudder (1870-1960) and the Christian Medical College, Vellore Chapter 9 "Living Voices:" Missionary Legacies and "Indian Daughters
EAN: 9780815328247
ISBN: 0815328249
Untertitel: 'Gender, Culture, and Global Po'. New. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2000
Seitenanzahl: 408 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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