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China's Christian colleges : cross-cultural connections, 1900-1950
AuthorBays, Daniel H.
Widmer, Ellen
Pub. LocationStanford, CAPublisherStanford University Press
Date2009Phys. Desc.xxii, 405 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
LocationHallway CasesCall NumberLC432.C6 C47 2009
China's Christian colleges : cross-cultural connections, 1900-1950 / edited by Daniel H. Bays and Ellen Widmer.
Papers originally presented at a conference held Sept. 2003 at Wesleyan University.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [371]-393) and index.

Pt. 1. "The call" : the Student Volunteer Movement for Foreign Missions. The SVM and transformation of the Protestant mission to China / Terrill E. Lautz -- pt. 2. Foundations of the college enterprise. American geometries and the architecture of Christian campuses in China / Jeffrey W. Cody -- Science, religion, and the classics in Christian higher education to 1920 / Ryan Dunch -- The seven sisters and China, 1900-1950 / Ellen Widmer -- pt. 3. Curriculum and careers. Liberal arts education in English and campus culture at St. John's University / Edward Yihua Xu -- The professionalization of Chinese domesticity : Ava B. Milam and home economics at Yenching University / Helen Schneider -- Anglo-American law at Soochow University / Alison W. Conner -- From Lingnan to Pomona : Charles K. Edmunds and his Chinese American career / Dong Wang -- pt. 4. Wider ramifications. National salvation : teaching civic duty in China's Christian colleges / Susan Rigdon -- Same bed, different dreams : the American postwar plan for China's Christian colleges, 1943-1946 / Jiafeng Liu -- China's Christian colleges and the founding of the Harvard-Yenching Institute / Paul Daniel Waite and Peichi Tung Waite -- pt. 5. Beyond China. A Japanese American enterprise : Umeko Tsuda's Bryn Mawr network and the founding of Tsuda College / Yuko Takahashi -- Cyrus Hamlin in Turkey / Ted Widmer.

Subject(s)Church colleges--China--History--20th century
Education, Higher--China--History--20th century
Christian colleges--China--History--20th century
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #10172
ISBN9780804759496 ; 0804759499LCCN2008050936OCLC277118385