Civilizing habits: women missionaries and the revival of French empire

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Civilizing Habits explores the life stories of three French women missionaries--Philippine Duchesne, Emilie de Vialar, and Anne-Marie Javouhey--who crossed boundaries, both real and imagined, to evangelize far from France's shores. In so doing, they helped France reestablish a global empire after the dislocation of the Revolution and the fall of Napoleon. They also pioneered a new missionary era in which the educational, charity, and health care services provided by women became valuable tools for spreading Catholic ...

Civilizing Habits: Women Missionaries and the Revival of French Empire 2012, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780199922840

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Civilizing Habits: Women Missionaries and the Revival of French Empire 2010, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195394184

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