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Acknowledgements
Chapter 1
The ¿Woman Question¿ in Imperial Britain
	- Civilisation, slavery and women¿s rights
	- Christianity and women¿s privileges and influence
- The ¿woman question¿ in Elizabeth Hamilton¿s Translation of the Letters of a Hindo Rajah
- Feminist utopianism in James Henry Lawrence¿s The Empire of the Nair
	
	-Conclusion
Chapter 2
Sweetness and Power: The Domestic Woman and Anti-Slavery Politics
-¿Patronesses of the fair SUGAR¿: sugar, slavery and domesticity
- ¿A Subject for Conversation at the Tea Table¿? Creating anti-slavery culture
-¿No more the blood-stain¿d lux¿ry choose: purifying the body of the nation
-¿We, the people ¿ will emancipate him¿: Elizabeth Heyrick and the radical politics of abstention
-¿The vessels crown¿d with olive branches send¿: promoting ¿legitimate¿ commerce
-Evaluating women¿s role in the slave sugar boycott
Chapter 3
White Women Saving Brown Women? The Campaign Against Sati
-¿A barbarous exertion of virtue¿? British women¿s early representations of sati
-¿Family, fireside evils¿: the foreign missionary movement and sati
-¿To rescue from ignorance, and by that means from those funeral pyres¿: sati and female education
-¿Impelled by the convictions of conscience and the claims of benevolence¿: female petitioners against sati
-The prohibition of sati and beyond: evangelicals, Unitarians and the roots of imperial feminism
Chapter 4
Can Women be Missionaries? Providential Imperialism and Female Agency
-Foreign missionary organisations and the gendered division of missionary labour
-¿Christian psychobiography¿ and the early female missionary memoir
-Jemima Thompson Luke¿s personal memoir and the obstacles to single women¿s missionary agency
-Women¿s mission, Christian privilege and imperial duty
-Surrogate mothers and orphan girls
-Preaching, teaching and the limits of female evangelism overseas
-Female missionary agency and feminism
Chapter 5
Feminism, Colonial Emigration and the New Model Englishwoman
	-¿Miss Bull: feminists and the new model Englishwoman
	
	-What the colonies could offer Miss Bull
	-What Miss Bull could offer the colonies
	-Race, ethnicity and migration in the early women¿s movement
Afterword
Bibliography

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Women -- Great Britain -- Political activity -- History -- 18th century.
Women -- Great Britain -- Political activity -- History -- 19th century.
Feminism -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Feminism -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Women -- Great Britain -- Social conditions.