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Author Dutta, Sutapa, author

Title British women missionaries in Bengal, 1793-1861 / Sutapa Dutta
Published London : Anthem Press, 2017
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Contents <Span data-sheets-value="{" data-sheets-userformat="{">Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction; Part One: On a Double Mission; 1. Merchants, Mercenaries, Missionaries; 2. Representing 'Otherness' and the Agenda of Reform; Part Two: Female Agency; 3. 'Helpmeets' and Wives of Missionaries; 4. 'Mothers' and Single Women Missionaries; Part Three: Intertwined Images; 5. 'Ladies' and the Zenana; 6. The 'Good' and the 'Bad' Sisters; Notes; Index
Summary 'British Women Missionaries in Bengal, 1793-1861' looks at the role and contributions of the early British women missionaries in Bengal, in eastern India, between 1793 and 1861. It traces the role of and challenges faced by women missionaries from Hannah Marshman to Hannah Mullens in the context of colonial evangelism
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Subject Missions, British -- India -- Bengal -- History -- 19th century.
Women missionaries -- India -- Bengal -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0730333671 (electronic bk.)
1783087277 (electronic bk.)
9780730333678 (electronic bk.)
9781783087273 (electronic bk.)