Missionary discourses of difference : negotiating otherness in the British Empire, 1840-1900 / Esme Cleall.

Author
Cleall, Esme, 1983- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Description
xi, 243 p. ; 23 cm.

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Series
  • Cambridge imperial and post-colonial studies series [More in this series]
  • Cambridge imperial and post-colonial studies
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-230) and index.
Contents
  • Representing homes: gender and sexuality in missionary writing
  • Re-making homes: ambiguous encounters and domestic transgressions
  • Pathologising heathenism: discourses of sickness and the rise of medical missions
  • Illness on the mission station: sickness and the presentation of the "self"
  • Violence and the construction of the other
  • Colonial violence: whiteness, violence and civilisation
  • Conclusion: thinking with missionaries; thinking about difference.
ISBN
  • 9780230296800 (hbk.)
  • 0230296807 (hbk.)
  • 9780333919095 (pbk.)
  • 0333919092 (pbk.)
LCCN
2012016704
OCLC
801924105
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