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Challenged Identities: North American Missionaries in Korea 1884-1934
     

Challenged Identities: North American Missionaries in Korea 1884-1934

by Elizabeth Underwood
 
Following the diaries, letters, and published writings of Presbyterian missionaries in Korea from 1884 to 1934, Underwood (Royal Asiatic Society, Korea) uses their shifting narratives to explore how they negotiated identities amidst such often conflicting forces as ideologies of "progress," "civilization," and "Christianization;" institutional and personal activities

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Following the diaries, letters, and published writings of Presbyterian missionaries in Korea from 1884 to 1934, Underwood (Royal Asiatic Society, Korea) uses their shifting narratives to explore how they negotiated identities amidst such often conflicting forces as ideologies of "progress," "civilization," and "Christianization;" institutional and personal activities of missionaries; and identifications made between missionaries and Koreans through their daily interactions. Distributed in the US by Cheng & Tsui Co. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9788995442401
Publisher:
Cheng & Tsui Company
Publication date:
11/28/2005
Pages:
327

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