|Ming-Kwong : city of the morning light [Mingguang 明光]|
|Author||Gamewell, Mary Ninde, 1858-1947|
|Pub. Location||West Medford, MA||Publisher||Central Committee on the United Study of Foreign Missions|
|Date||1924||Phys. Desc.||223 p : ill ; 20 cm|
|Location||Admin. Office||Call Number||BV3415.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