By Barbara Reeves-Ellington,Kathryn Kish Sklar,Connie A. Shemo
An overseas and interdisciplinary staff of students, the individuals carry under-utilized proof from U.S. and non-U.S. resources to endure at the research of yankee girls missionaries in a foreign country and at domestic. targeting ladies from a number of denominations, they construct at the insights of postcolonial scholarship to include the organisation of the folk between whom missionaries lived. They discover how humans in China, the Congo unfastened country, Egypt, India, Japan, Ndebeleland (colonial Rhodesia), Ottoman Bulgaria, and the Philippines perceived, skilled, and negotiated American cultural growth. in addition they contemplate missionary paintings between humans in the usa who have been built as international, together with African american citizens, local american citizens, and chinese language immigrants. through proposing a number of cultural views, this crucial assortment demanding situations simplistic notions approximately missionary cultural imperialism, revealing the complexity of yank missionary attitudes towards race and the ways in which rules of domesticity have been remodeled and appropriated in numerous settings. It expands the sector of U.S. women’s background into the overseas area, raises figuring out of the worldwide unfold of yank tradition, and provides new options for examining the heritage of yank empire.
Contributors: Beth Baron, Betty Bergland, Mary Kupiec Cayton, Derek Chang, Sue Gronewold, Jane Hunter, Sylvia Jacobs, Susan Haskell Khan, Rui Kohiyama, Laura Prieto, Barbara Reeves-Ellington, Mary Renda, Connie A. Shemo, Kathryn Kish Sklar, Ian Tyrrell, Wendy Urban-Mead
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Competing Kingdoms: Women, Mission, Nation, and the American Protestant Empire, 1812–1960 (American Encounters/Global Interactions) by Barbara Reeves-Ellington,Kathryn Kish Sklar,Connie A. Shemo