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Author Wall, Barbra Mann, author

Title Into Africa : a transnational history of Catholic medical missions and social change / Barbra Mann Wall
Published New Brunswick, New Jersey : Rutgers University Press, 2015
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Contents Medical missions in context -- Nursing, medicine, and mission in Ghana -- Shifting mission in rural Tanzania -- Catholic medical missions and transnational engagement in Nigeria -- Transnational collaboration in primary health care -- Appraising women religious and their mission work
Summary InĀ Into Africa, Barbra Mann Wall offers a transnational history that explores the intersection of religion, medicine, gender, race, and politics in sub-Saharan Africa, focusing on the years following World War II. The book highlights the importance of transnational partnerships, using the stories of four groups of European and American nuns to enhance our understanding of medical mission work and global change
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Catholic Church -- Missions -- Africa, Sub-Saharan
Catholic Church.
Katholische Kirche
Katholische Kirche
Medical care -- Africa, Sub-Saharan
Medical personnel -- Africa, Sub-Saharan
Missions, Medical -- Africa, Sub-Saharan
Women missionaries -- Africa, Sub-Saharan
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Holism.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Holism.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Reference.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Reference.
Krankenpflege
Krankenpflege
Krankenschwester
Krankenschwester
MEDICAL -- Alternative Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Alternative Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Atlases.
MEDICAL -- Atlases.
MEDICAL -- Essays.
MEDICAL -- Essays.
MEDICAL -- Family & General Practice.
MEDICAL -- Family & General Practice.
MEDICAL -- Holistic Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Holistic Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Nursing -- Nurse & Patient.
MEDICAL -- Nursing -- Nurse & Patient.
MEDICAL -- Osteopathy.
MEDICAL -- Osteopathy.
Medical care.
Medical personnel.
Mission
Mission
Missions, Medical.
Missions.
Nonne
Nonne
Women missionaries.
Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Ghana
Ghana
Nigeria
Nigeria
Tansania
Tansania
Uganda
Uganda
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0813566231 (electronic bk.)
0813572886 (electronic bk.)
9780813566238 (electronic bk.)
9780813572888 (electronic bk.)