American Women Missionaries at Kobe College, 1873-1909 (East Asia: History, Politics, Sociology and Culture)

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.

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Noriko Kawamura Ishii is Professor in the Department of English Studies at Sophia University.

Contents

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.

Product Details

  • publication date: 02/08/2012
  • ISBN13: 9780415653503
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 280
  • ID: 9780415653503
  • weight: 385
  • ISBN10: 0415653509

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