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Healing bodies, saving souls [electronic resource] : medical missions in Asia and Africa / edited by David Hardiman.

Contributor(s): Hardiman, David.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Wellcome series in the history of medicine: ; Clio medica (Amsterdam, Netherlands): 80.Publisher: Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2006Description: 1 online resource (348 p.) : ill., ports.ISBN: 9781429480918 (electronic bk.); 1429480912 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Missions, Medical -- Asia | Missions, Medical -- Africa | Missions and Missionaries -- Africa -- History | Missions and Missionaries -- Asia -- History | Christianity -- Africa -- History | Christianity -- Asia -- History | History, 19th Century -- Africa | History, 19th Century -- Asia | History, 20th Century -- Africa | History, 20th Century -- Asia | HEALTH & FITNESS -- Health Care Issues | MEDICAL -- Public Health | MEDICAL -- Health Policy | HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General | MEDICAL -- Diseases | MEDICAL -- Health Care Delivery | Medische zending | Electronic booksGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Healing bodies, saving souls.DDC classification: 362.1/09712/4 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction / David Hardiman -- Seeking souls through the eyes of the blind: the birth of the Medical Missionary Society in nineteenth-century China / Michael C. Lazich -- Local voluntarism: the Medical Mission of the London Missionary Society in Hong Kong, 1842-1923 / Timothy Man-kong Wong -- Professionalising the rural medical mission in Weixian, 1890-1925 / John R. Stanley -- Christian therapy: medical missionaries and the adivasis of western India, 1880-1930 / David Hardiman -- Colonialism, cannabis and the Christians: mission medical knowledge and the Indian Hemp Drugs Commission of 1893-4 / James H. Mills -- African medical personnel of the universities' mission to central Africa in northern Rhodesia / Linda Beer Kumwenda -- 'A matter of vital importance': the place of the medical mission in maternal and child healthcare in Tanganyika, 1919-39 / Michael Jennings -- Curing bodies to rescue souls: health in Capuchin's missionary strategy in Eritrea, 1894-1935 / Uoldelul Chelati Dinar -- The social dimensions of Christian leprosy work among Muslims: American missionaries and young patients in colonial northern Nigeria, 1920-40 / Shobana Shankar -- Administering leprosy control in Ogoja Province, Nigeria, 1945-67: a case study in government-mission relations / John Manton.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 326-331) and index.

Introduction / David Hardiman -- Seeking souls through the eyes of the blind: the birth of the Medical Missionary Society in nineteenth-century China / Michael C. Lazich -- Local voluntarism: the Medical Mission of the London Missionary Society in Hong Kong, 1842-1923 / Timothy Man-kong Wong -- Professionalising the rural medical mission in Weixian, 1890-1925 / John R. Stanley -- Christian therapy: medical missionaries and the adivasis of western India, 1880-1930 / David Hardiman -- Colonialism, cannabis and the Christians: mission medical knowledge and the Indian Hemp Drugs Commission of 1893-4 / James H. Mills -- African medical personnel of the universities' mission to central Africa in northern Rhodesia / Linda Beer Kumwenda -- 'A matter of vital importance': the place of the medical mission in maternal and child healthcare in Tanganyika, 1919-39 / Michael Jennings -- Curing bodies to rescue souls: health in Capuchin's missionary strategy in Eritrea, 1894-1935 / Uoldelul Chelati Dinar -- The social dimensions of Christian leprosy work among Muslims: American missionaries and young patients in colonial northern Nigeria, 1920-40 / Shobana Shankar -- Administering leprosy control in Ogoja Province, Nigeria, 1945-67: a case study in government-mission relations / John Manton.

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