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Author Choi, Hyaeweol, author.

Title Divine domesticities : Christian paradoxes in Asia and the Pacific / Hyaeweol Choi and Margaret Jolly.

Publication Info. Anu, Acton, A.C.T. : ANU Press, 2014.


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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Paradoxes of Domesticity: Missionary Encounters in the Making of Christian Homes in Asia and the Pacific / Hyaeweol Choi and Margaret Jolly -- Part One. Permeability and Paradox: Revisiting Domestic and Public in Asia and the Pacific : 1. The Missionary Home as a Pulpit: Domestic Paradoxes in Early Twentieth-Century Korea / Hyaeweol Choi -- 2. Missionaries and "A Better Baby Movement" in Colonial Korea / Sonja M. Kim -- 3. All Other Loves Excelling: Mary Kidder, Wakamatsu Shizuko and Modern Marriage in Meiji Japan / Rebecca Copeland -- 4. Raising the Standards of Family Life: Ginling Women's College and Christian Social Service in Republican China / Helen M. Schneider -- Part Two. Sacred and Secular Genealogies: Christian Missions and States--Colonial and Contemporary : 5. Sacred Genealogies of Development: Christianity and the Indian Modern / Kalpana Ram -- 6. "Ol Meri Bilong Wok" (Hard-working Women): Women, Work and Domesticity in Papua New Guinea / Jemima Mowbray -- 7. "Tired for nothing"? Women, Chiefs, and the Domestication of Customary Authority in Solomon Islands / Debra McDougall -- Part Three. The Architectonics of Home and Emotion: New Christian Families in Conversion Experiences : 8. Agency and Salvation in Christian Child Rescue in Colonial India: Preena and Amy Carmichael / Annie McCarthy -- 9. Deviant Domesticities and Sexualised Childhoods: Prostitutes, Eunuchs and the Limits of the State Child "Rescue" Mission in Colonial India / Jessica Hinchy -- 10. A New Family: Domesticity and Sentiment among Chinese and Western Women at Shanghai's Door of Hope / Sue Gronewold -- 11. From Open Fale to Mission Houses: Negotiating the Boundaries of "Domesticity" in Samoa / Latu Latai -- 12. Paradoxical Intimacies: The Christian Creation of the Huli Domestic Sphere / Holly Wardlow -- Part Four. On and Beneath the Skin: Embodiment and Sensuous Agency : 13. Paradoxical Performances: Cruel Constraints and Christian Emancipation in 19-20th-Century Missionary Representations of Chinese Women and Girls / Shih-Wen Sue Chen -- 14. Bibles, Baseball and Butterfly Sleeves: Filipina Women and American Protestant Missions, 1900-1930 / Laura R. Prieto -- 15. The Materiality of Missionisation in Collingwood Bay, Papua New Guinea / Anna-Karina Hermkens -- 16. A Saturated History of Christianity and Cloth in Oceania / Margaret Jolly.
Summary Divine Domesticities: Christian Paradoxes in Asia and the Pacific fills a huge lacuna in the scholarly literature on missionaries in Asia/Pacific and is transnational history at its finest.
Language English.
Subject Indigenous women -- Asia.
Indigenous women -- Pacific Area.
Missions -- Asia.
Missions -- Pacific Area.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
Indigenous women. (OCoLC)fst00970270
Missions. (OCoLC)fst01023771
Asia. (OCoLC)fst01240495
Pacific Area. (OCoLC)fst01243504
Indigenous women -- Asia.
Indigenous women -- Pacific Area.
Indigenous women.
Missions -- Asia.
Missions -- Pacific Area.
Social & Cultural Anthropology.
Social Sciences.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Jolly, Margaret, 1949- author.
Other Form: Print version: Divine domesticities : Christian paradoxes in Asia and the Pacific. Canberra, Australia : Australian National University Press, ©2014 519 pages 9781925021943
ISBN 9781925021950 (electronic bk.)
1925021955 (electronic bk.)
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