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Cleall, Esme

Missionary Discourses of Difference

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Difference and Discourse in the British Empire
Esme Cleall

Part I. Families and Households: Difference and Domesticity

2. Representing Homes: Gender and Sexuality in Missionary Writing
Esme Cleall

3. Re-Making Homes: Ambiguous Encounters and Domestic Transgressions
Esme Cleall

Part II. Sickness and the Embodiment of Difference

4. Pathologising Heathenism: Discourses of Sickness and the Rise of Medical Missions
Esme Cleall

5. Illness on the Mission Station: Sickness and the Presentation of the ‘Self’
Esme Cleall

Part III. Violence and Racialisation

6. Violence and the Construction of the Other
Esme Cleall

7. Colonial Violence: Whiteness, Violence and Civilisation
Esme Cleall

8. Conclusion: Thinking with Missionaries, Thinking about Difference
Esme Cleall

Keywords: History, Asian History, African History, History of Britain and Ireland, Modern History, Imperialism and Colonialism, History of South Asia

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies Series
Page amount
254 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137032393
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-33398-1

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