Imperial Childhoods and Christian Mission: Education and Emotions in South India and Denmark (Palgrave Studies in the History of Childhood)
By: Karen Vallgarda (author)Hardback
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Making an important addition to the highly Britain-dominated field of imperial studies, this book shows that, like numerous other evangelicals operating throughout the colonized world at this time, Danish missionaries invested remarkable resources in the education of different categories children in both India and Denmark.
Karen Vallgarda is Assistant Professor of History at the SAXO-Institute, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
Introduction 1. Children and the Discordance of Colonial Conversions 2. Controversy and Collapse: On Christian Day Schools 3. Raising Two Categories of Children 4. Tying Children to God with Love 5. Science, Morality, Care, and Control 6. Emotional Labor of Loss 7. Planting Seeds in Young Hearts Epilogue: The Productive Figure of the Universal Child Appendix 1: Glossary Appendix 2: Overview over Mission Stations
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