‘Raising Up the Degraded Daughters of Africa’: The Provision of Education for Xhosa Women in the Mid-Nineteenth Century

@article{Erlank2000RaisingUT,
  title={‘Raising Up the Degraded Daughters of Africa’: The Provision of Education for Xhosa Women in the Mid-Nineteenth Century},
  author={Natasha Erlank},
  journal={South African Historical Journal},
  year={2000},
  volume={43},
  pages={24 - 38}
}
  • N. Erlank
  • Published 1 November 2000
  • History
  • South African Historical Journal
3 Citations

From colonial hegemonies to imperial conquest, 1840-1880

The period, 1840-1880, covered by this chapter is marked by the expansion of power exercised by Europeans or their descendants in South Africa. A more original form of government emerged in Natal,

Assessing Women, Gender, and Empire in Britain's Nineteenth-Century Protestant Missionary Movement

Although women constituted the majority of British missionary labor by the turn of the twentieth century, they were largely discounted from the official record of mission work – a silence that until

Religion, Difference, and the Limits of British Imperial History

C ritical reflections on the connections between religion and empire building have been central to the rekindling of interest in the history of the British Empire over the past two decades. In the

References

SHOWING 1-7 OF 7 REFERENCES

American women in mission : a social history of their thought and practice

The stereotype of the woman missionary has ranged from that of the longsuffering wife, characterized by the epitaph Died, given over to hospitality, to that of the spinster in her unstylish dress and

Contesting Colonial Hegemony: State and Society in Africa and India

Introduction - hegemony in a colonial context, Dagmar Engels and Shula Marks. Part 1 State and society: on the construction of colonial power - structure, discourse, hegemony, Sudipta Kaviraj the

The Dead Will Arise: Nongqawuse and the Great Xhosa Cattle-Killing Movement of 1856-7

The story of Nongqawuse, a young girl whose prophecy in 1856 of the regeneration of the living and the resurrection of the dead caused 100,000 Xhosa to kill their cattle, destroy their crops and

Family Fortunes: Men and Women of the English Middle Class 1780-1850

""Family Fortunes" is a major groundbreaking study that will become a classic in its field. I was fascinated by the information it provided and the argument it established about the role of gender in

Civilising barbarians : missionary narrative and African textual response in nineteenth-century South Africa

This is the story of how allegories of human value, cast in narrative dualities based on "civilization" and "barbarism", were prescribed, reified and denied in the 19th-century's struggles over human