The Quality of Heroic Living, of High Endeavour and Adventure: Anglican Mission, Women and Education in Palestine, 1888-1948

The Quality of Heroic Living, of High Endeavour and Adventure: Anglican Mission, Women and Education in Palestine, 1888-1948

by Inger Marie Okkenhaug, I. M. Okkenhaug
     
 

ISBN-10: 9004126732

ISBN-13: 9789004126732

Pub. Date: 08/15/2002

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

This study which focuses on Anglican mission and women's education in Palestine from 1888 till 1948, gives new insight to the history of women, education and inter-communal relations in Palestine. It also contributs to a more nuanced understanding of Western women's roles within the imperial setting.  See more details below

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This study which focuses on Anglican mission and women's education in Palestine from 1888 till 1948, gives new insight to the history of women, education and inter-communal relations in Palestine. It also contributs to a more nuanced understanding of Western women's roles within the imperial setting.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004126732
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
08/15/2002
Series:
Studies in Christian Mission Series, #27
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
6.54(w) x 9.66(h) x 1.17(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Abbreviations
Introduction
Ch. 1The Jerusalem and East Mission and Female Education, 1888-19141
1Background: Protestant Mission in Ottoman Palestine1
2The Jerusalem and East Mission and Work among Women12
3J&EM, Women and Education, 1888-191419
4World War I: New Demands for Palestinian Women50
Ch. 2The Mandatory Educational System, The Jerusalem High School and College, and the English High School for Girls, Haifa60
1The Educational System in Mandatory Palestine, 1918-194860
2Establishing The Jerusalem Girls' High School and The English High School for Girls, Haifa66
Ch. 3"To Keep Alight the Torch of Civilisation". The Educational Project: Women and Modernisation81
1The Anglican Church As the "Spiritual Arm" of British Rule: Education and Relations with Government Authorities in Jerusalem82
2The Missionary Aspect of Educational Work97
3Education and the Development of a Modern Palestinian Society107
Ch. 4Domestic Training or Academic Qualifications?122
Ch. 5"To Nourish a Sense of Common Palestinian Citizenship": The Arab-Jewish Conflict and the Anglican Project141
1The Anglican Church and the Basis of the Mandate143
2The Anglican Educational Strategy versus Nationalities149
3The League of Nations Ideal after the 1929 Riots158
Ch. 6From Neutrality to Critic of Mandate Policy: Women Teachers and the Arab-Jewish Conflict173
1Independent Woman Missionary versus Anglican Employees and Strategies for Influence197
2Mabel Warburton and a British University in Palestine203
Ch. 7Anglican Women Teachers: Their Social, Religious, and Educational Background214
1Missionaries or Educators214
2Social Background: The Lady Teacher224
3Women Principals, Individual Powers, and Limits of Authority236
Ch. 8The Modern Missionary: Professional Teacher and Female Role Model248
Ch. 9The Graduates and Post-School Life299
Conclusion324
Appendix331
Bibliography342

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