Gender, Culture, and Christianity: American Protestant Mission Schools in China 1880-1930 / Edition 1

Gender, Culture, and Christianity: American Protestant Mission Schools in China 1880-1930 / Edition 1

by Gael Graham
     
 

ISBN-10: 0820427675

ISBN-13: 9780820427676

Pub. Date: 12/01/1995

Publisher: Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated

Between 1880 and 1930, Christian schools established in China by American Protestant missionaries were at the peak of their popularity and autonomy. During these years, a burgeoning professional ethos and the desire to compete with native schools led to the steady secularization of the mission schools. Americans also used these schools in a campaign to alter the

Overview

Between 1880 and 1930, Christian schools established in China by American Protestant missionaries were at the peak of their popularity and autonomy. During these years, a burgeoning professional ethos and the desire to compete with native schools led to the steady secularization of the mission schools. Americans also used these schools in a campaign to alter the gender beliefs and customs of the Chinese. The emergence of Chinese nationalism and rapid social change in the 1920s, however, caused American teaching missionaries to question their role in China.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780820427676
Publisher:
Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/01/1995
Series:
Asian Thought and Culture Series, #25
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
232

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