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The Civilising Mission and the English Middle Class, 1792-1850 : The 'Heathen' at Home and Overseas (Hardcover)

Author: Twells, Alison

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This book concerns the missionary philanthropic movement which burst onto the social scene in early nineteenth century in England, becoming a popular provincial movement which sought no less than national and global reformation. It central concerns are: the significance of the civilizing mission for the English middle class, from the domestic lives of individual families, through local and regional networks, to high political campaigns; the relationships between missionary men and women, and the importance of "domestic reform" within the movement; and the relationship between missions at home and overseas and their significance for changing understandings of class and cultural difference.

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Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
Mfg Part# 9781403920409
SKU 208020461
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 1403920400
Release Date 2/1/2009
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0353
Publisher Palgrave MacMillan
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