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Author Prichard, Andreana C., author.

Title Sisters in spirit : Christianity, affect, and community building in East Africa, 1860-1970 / Andreana C. Prichard.

Imprint East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, 2017.

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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 399 pages : illustrations, maps
Series African history and culture
African history and culture.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction. Affecting missions -- Tractarian beginnings : theology and society in nineteenth-century Britain and East Africa -- From slaves to Christian mothers : developing a doctrine of female evangelism, 1863-1877 -- "Industrials" and "schoolgirls" : bonds of personal dependency and the Mbweni Girls' School, 1877-1890 -- Networks of affective spirituality : evangelism and expansion, 1890-1930 -- Of marriages and mimbas : minding the borders of the Christian community, 1910-1930 -- "I am a spiritual mother" : affect, celibacy, and social reproduction, 1920-1970 -- The intimacies of national belonging : community building in post-independence Tanzania, 1960-1970.
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Subject Universities' Mission to Central Africa -- History.
Universities' Mission to Central Africa.
Christian women -- Religious life -- Africa, East.
Christian women -- Africa, East -- Social conditions.
Anglican Communion -- Missions -- Africa, East -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Prichard, Andreana C. Sisters in spirit. East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, 2017 9781609175221 (DLC) 2016027499 (OCoLC)951854767
ISBN 9781609175221 (electronic bk.)
1609175220 (electronic bk.)
9781611862409 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9781628962925 (kindle)
1628962925 (kindle)