American Women Missionaries at Kobe College, 1873-1909 (East Asia: History, Politics, Sociology and Culture)
By: Noriko Kawamura Ishii (author)Paperback
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This study examines one aspect of American women's professionalization and the implications of the cross-cultural dialogue between American woman missionaries and Japanese students and supporters at Kobe College between 1873 and 1909.
Noriko Kawamura Ishii is Professor in the Department of English Studies at Sophia University.
1. Introduction 2. American Women at Home: The Woman's Board of Missions of the Interior and American Women Missionaries to Japan 3. Missionary Work Launched: Kobe Home, 1873-1877, the Founding Years 4. A Transition to Education as a Profession: Kobe Home to Kobe Girls' School, 1877-1882 5. Missionary Aspirations for Higher Education: Kobe Girls' School to Kobe College, 1883-1909. Epilogue: The Dissolution of Women's Authority: Kobe College, 1910-1927. Appendix.
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