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Author Sill, Ulrike.

Title Encounters in quest of Christian womanhood [electronic resource] : the Basel Mission in pre- and early colonial Ghana / by Ulrike Sill.

Imprint Boston : Brill, 2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xvi, 420 p. : ill.
Series Studies in Christian mission, 0924-9389 ; v. 39
Studies in Christian mission ; v. 39.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The Basel Women's Mission in the European and the Basel context -- The women involved in Basel Mission encounters on the Gold Coast -- Embodying Christian womanhood : 'African' actors in the Basel Mission -- Christiansborg : acquiring space to propagate Basel femininity -- Akuapem and Akuropon (1) : establishing new spaces -- Akuapem (2) : existing loyalties and new options -- Innovation by women : the case of "six-fingered children" -- Creating a new female space : the Basel Mission girls' boarding schools -- Women's speech in the Basel Mission community and beyond.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Missions -- Ghana -- History -- 19th century.
Christian women -- Ghana -- History -- 19th century.
Ghana -- Church history -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9789004188884 (hardback : alk. paper)
9789004184503 (hardback : alk. paper)
9789004193734 (e-book)

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