Publisher: UBC Press (August 1, 2002)
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among 1860 and 1940, Anglican missionaries have been very energetic in northern British Columbia, Yukon, and the Northwest Territories. thus far, histories of this project paintings have principally concerned with males, whereas the actions of ladies - both as missionary better halves or as missionaries of their personal correct - were visible as peripheral at top, if now not thoroughly over-looked. in keeping with diaries, letters, and project correspondence, ladies and the White Man's God is the 1st entire exam of women's roles in northern family missions. The prestige of ladies within the Anglican Church, gender kin within the project box, and encounters among Aboriginals and missionaries are rigorously scrutinized. Arguing that the venture come upon challenged colonial hierarchies, Rutherdale expands our realizing of colonization on the intersection of gender, race, and faith. This ebook is a severe addition to scholarship in women's, Canadian, local, and non secular stories, and enhances a becoming physique of literature on gender and empire in Canada and in other places.