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Author Anderson-Faithful, Sue, author

Title Mary Sumner : motherhood, mission and education / Sue Anderson-Faithful
Published Cambridge : The Lutterworth Press, 2018
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Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Abbreviations; Illustrations; Author's Note; Timeline; Objects of the Mothers' Union; Introduction: Mary Sumner: Her Life and Work, Perspectives, Sources, Interpretations; Chapter 1: Thinking Mary Sumner with Bourdieu: Habitus, Field, Capital, Pedagogic Authority, Symbolic Violence and Reproduction; Part 1: Religion; Chapter 2: A Family Affair: Mary Sumner, Religious Habitus, Evangelical Enthusiasm and Anglican Advocacy; 2.1. Family life, living religion, capital assets and symbolic gifts
2.2 Anglican advocacy and contested authority in the field of religion2.3 Synopsis: religious habitus and capital; Chapter 3: Anglican Motherhood for Church and Country: Mary Sumner, Religious Networks and the Mothers' Union; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Mary Sumner's wider habitus, networking to establish the Mothers' Union; 3.3 The Mothers' Union as an Anglican organisation: women in the Church, capital and field; 3.4 The province of women: morality, motherhood, marriage, the symbolic capital of purity; 3.5 The patriotic Mothers' Union: Church, state and claims to territory in the field of power
3.6 Synopsis: wider habitus, transactions of capital, entering the fieldPart 2: Mission; Chapter 4: Home and Abroad: Mary Sumner and Traditions of Philanthropy, Evangelical Religion and Civilising Mission; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Philanthropy and mission in family life; parochial philanthropy via organisations 1851 to 1886; 4.3 Travels in the 'East': Mary Sumner in the 'contact zone', the habituated gaze, religious and cultural capital; 4.4 Mary Sumner: habitus, wider network, and mission via the Girls' Friendly Society; 4.5 Synopsis: capital assets and 'missionary' habitus
6.1 Introduction6.2 Mary Sumner's experience of childhood, educational capital, attitudes to women and education, educational activism in her kinship network.; 6.3 Educational context, parochial work and initiatives relating to educational habitus and Mary Sumner's horizons of possibility; 6.4 Mary Sumner's notions of childhood and child rearing; 6.5 Synopsis: educational habitus and capital values; Chapter 7: Spreading the Word: Educating the Populace; 7.1 Mary Sumner, a popular educator; 7.2 Leading by example: education in mothering for all classes
Chapter 5: Mary Sumner, Missionary Mothers and Imperial Aspirations5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Mary Sumner: women's mission, the Mothers' Union, and the field of philanthropy; 5.3 Mary Sumner and the Mothers' Union: missionary identities at home and overseas, missionary organisations, colonies and contact zones, and attitudes to indigenous members; 5.4 Mary Sumner, the Mothers' Union, empire and the Church overseas; 5.5 Synopsis: pedagogic authority and symbolic violence and field manoeuvres; Part 3: Education; Chapter 6: 'Education Begins at Home': Educational Habitus, Childhood and Childrearing
Summary A biographical study of the Victorian educator Mary Sumner, locating her religious and social activism in the context of class, gender and empire
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed June 11, 2019)
Subject Sumner, George, Mrs., 1828-1921
Sumner, George, Mrs., 1828-1921.
Mothers' Union
Mothers' Union.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / General
RELIGION / Institutions & Organizations
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