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Title:Western Women in Colonial Africa
Author:Oliver, Caroline
Year:1982
ISSN:0163-3813
Issue:12
Pages:201
Language:English
Series:Contributions in comparative colonial studies
City of publisher:Westport, CT
Publisher:Greenwood Press
ISBN:0313233888; 9780313233883
Geographic terms:Egypt
Sudan
Uganda
Gabon
Cameroon
Nigeria
Ethiopia
Africa
Subjects:missions
women
travel
biographies (form)
About persons:Florence Barbara Maria Finian von Sass Baker (Hungarian)(1841-1916)ISNI
Mary Henrietta Kingsley (British)(1862-1900)ISNI
Teresa Kearney (Irish)(1875-1957)
Mary Mitchell Slessor (Scottish)(1848-1915)ISNI
Alexandrine Petronella Francina Tinne (Dutch)(1835-1869)ISNI
Abstract:Describes the role of five women who played a prominent role in the development of the Empire: Florence Baker: explorer; Alexandrine tinne: traveller; Mary Kingsley: explorer and scientist; Mary Slessor: missionary and magistrate; Mother Kevin: missionary and foundress.
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