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Ming-Kwong : city of the morning light [Mingguang 明光]
AuthorGamewell, Mary Ninde, 1858-1947
Pub. LocationWest Medford, MAPublisherCentral Committee on the United Study of Foreign Missions
Date1924Phys. Desc.223 p : ill ; 20 cm
LocationAdmin. OfficeCall NumberBV3415.G364 1924
Ming-Kwong, "city of the morning light" / by Mary Ninde Gamewell.
Includes index, photographic plates depicting Chinese daily life and missionary activities.
Preface explains that titular city, Ming-kwong [Mingguang 明光], is a fictional composite based primarily on cities in Central China, but vouches for the truthfulness of the events narrated within.
Chapters are chronological, spanning the years 1807 to 1924; each is prefaced by an outline of the content and "Special Topics," i.e. suggested activities for readers, and has appended to its conclusion a timeline of major missionary and general events during the period.
Several online sources, e.g. Hathi Trust

Subject(s)Missions--China--19th-20th centuries
Missionaries--China--Personal narratives
Christian life--China--19th-20th centuries
China--Social life and customs--1911-1937
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute [AEC]Rec. #19294