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American Women Missionaries at Kobe College, 1873-1909

By Noriko Kawamura Ishii

Routledge – 2004 – 280 pages

Series: East Asia: History, Politics, Sociology and Culture

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Description

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.

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.

Author Bio

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

Name: American Women Missionaries at Kobe College, 1873-1909 (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Noriko Kawamura Ishii. 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...
Categories: Asian Studies, Asian History, Women's & Gender History, Politics & International Relations