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American women missionaries at Kobe College, 1873-1909 : new dimensions of gender
AuthorIshii, Noriko Kawamura, 1960-
Pub. LocationNew YorkPublisherRoutledge
Date2004Phys. Desc.pdf. [xiii, 265 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.]
LocationDigital ArchivesCall NumberBV2610.I75 2004d
American women missionaries at Kobe College, 1873-1909 : new dimensions of gender / Noriko Kawamura Ishii.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-257) and index.

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. The study relies on analysis of missionaries' correspondence in American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions (ABCFM) Papers and the life patterns of the Japanese alumnae found in archival records at Kobe College.

Contents: American Women at Home: The Woman's Board of Missions of the Interior and American Women Missionaries to Japan -- Missionary Work Launched: Kobe Home to Kobe Girls' School, 1873-1882 -- Missionary Aspiration for Higher Education: College-educated Missionaries' Struggle in Modernizing Japan, 1883-1909 -- Japanese Women's Identity and Kobe College -- Epilogue: The Dissolution of Women's Authority: Kobe College, 1910-1927.
Local access dig.pdf. [Ishii-Kobe College.pdf]

Subject(s)Kōbe Jogakuin daigaku 神戸女学院大学
Women missionaries, American--Japan
Protestant churches--Missions--Japan--History--Meiji period, 1868-1912
Christian colleges--Japan
Women's colleges--Japan--History
SeriesEast Asia (New York, N.Y.)
Rec. TypeDigital Book (PDF)LanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #19341