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Mission to Siam: The Memoirs of Jessie MacKinnon Hartzell
     

Mission to Siam: The Memoirs of Jessie MacKinnon Hartzell

by Joan R. Acocella, Rosalind C. Morris
 

ISBN-10: 0824822536

ISBN-13: 9780824822538

Pub. Date: 01/01/2001

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press, The

For sixteen years, beginning in 1912, Hartzell lived in Thailand. She was the wife of a Presbyterian minister, and a nurse. (Later, she directed a hospital there.) This memoir reflects on colonialism, the Asian missions, and the turbulent changes Thailand underwent in the early part of the twentieth century. It also provides a view into the life of young, strong,

Overview

For sixteen years, beginning in 1912, Hartzell lived in Thailand. She was the wife of a Presbyterian minister, and a nurse. (Later, she directed a hospital there.) This memoir reflects on colonialism, the Asian missions, and the turbulent changes Thailand underwent in the early part of the twentieth century. It also provides a view into the life of young, strong, intelligent woman struggling to please both her family and herself.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780824822538
Publisher:
University of Hawaii Press, The
Publication date:
01/01/2001
Pages:
157
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 8.66(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrationsvii
Acknowledgmentsix
Introductionxi
A Note on Transliterationxxv
Jessie MacKinnon Hartzell: a Portraitxxvii
Chapter 1Marriage and Mission, 1911-19123
Chapter 2First Term of Service: Nan and Lampang, 1912-19199
Chapter 3Second Term of Service: Lampang, Phrae, and London, 1919-192781
Chapter 4Third Term of Service: Phrae, 1927-1928121
Chapter 5The End of a Mission: United States, 1928-1931137
Index145

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