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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.