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Creating religious childhoods in Anglo-world and British colonial contexts, 1800-1950 / edited by Hugh Morrison and Mary Clare Martin.

Contributor(s): Morrison, Hugh Douglas [editor.] | Martin, Mary Clare [editor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Ashgate studies in childhood, 1700 to the present: Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2017Copyright date: ©2017Description: x, 306 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781472489487; 1472489489.Subject(s): Christian education of children -- History | Christian children -- Religious life -- History | Children -- Religious life -- HistoryDDC classification: 270.09171/241
Contents:
Introduction: contours and issues in children's religious history / Hugh Morrison and Mary Clare Martin -- Part 1. Missions, families and childhood. Making missions through (re-)making children: non-kin domestic intimacy in the London Missionary Society's work in late-nineteenth-century north India / Rhonda Semple -- Making missionary children: religion, culture and juvenile deviance / Emily Manktelow -- Play, missionaries and the cross-cultural encounter in global perspective, 1800-1870 / Mary Clare Martin -- Part 2. Educational approaches and opportunities. Sunday school prizes and books in early-nineteenth-century America / David Greenspoon -- Methodist childhoods: the education and formation of the young Methodist in Australia and Fiji, 1900-1950 / Christine Weir -- Leadership (with fun and games) instead of domestic service: changing African girlhood in a Johannesburg mission, 1907-1940 / Deborah Gaitskell -- Part 3. Literature and discourses. 'Children of silence': disability, childhood and Christian suffering in nineteenth-century Britain / Esme Cleall -- 'Nearly all are supported by children': charitable childhoods in late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century literature for children in the British world / Margot Hillel -- Making Kiwi Christians: children and religion in the House of Reed / Geoffrey Troughton -- Part 4. Religious communities and citizenship. Signs and graces: children's experiences of confirmation in New Zealand, 1920s-1950s / Grace Bateman -- A 'religion of the backwoods': religion and the Canadian Boy Scout movement in the interwar period / James Trepanier -- Service, sacrifice and responsibility: religion and Protestant settler childhood in New Zealand and Canada, c. 1860-1940 / Hugh Morrison.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: contours and issues in children's religious history / Hugh Morrison and Mary Clare Martin -- Part 1. Missions, families and childhood. Making missions through (re-)making children: non-kin domestic intimacy in the London Missionary Society's work in late-nineteenth-century north India / Rhonda Semple -- Making missionary children: religion, culture and juvenile deviance / Emily Manktelow -- Play, missionaries and the cross-cultural encounter in global perspective, 1800-1870 / Mary Clare Martin -- Part 2. Educational approaches and opportunities. Sunday school prizes and books in early-nineteenth-century America / David Greenspoon -- Methodist childhoods: the education and formation of the young Methodist in Australia and Fiji, 1900-1950 / Christine Weir -- Leadership (with fun and games) instead of domestic service: changing African girlhood in a Johannesburg mission, 1907-1940 / Deborah Gaitskell -- Part 3. Literature and discourses. 'Children of silence': disability, childhood and Christian suffering in nineteenth-century Britain / Esme Cleall -- 'Nearly all are supported by children': charitable childhoods in late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century literature for children in the British world / Margot Hillel -- Making Kiwi Christians: children and religion in the House of Reed / Geoffrey Troughton -- Part 4. Religious communities and citizenship. Signs and graces: children's experiences of confirmation in New Zealand, 1920s-1950s / Grace Bateman -- A 'religion of the backwoods': religion and the Canadian Boy Scout movement in the interwar period / James Trepanier -- Service, sacrifice and responsibility: religion and Protestant settler childhood in New Zealand and Canada, c. 1860-1940 / Hugh Morrison.

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