Missionaries -- Barbados; Missions, British -- Barbados
Most historians argue that missionaries have been complicit agents of the
colonizing powers, paving the way for more complete domination of the
indigenous peoples living in the colonized areas. Yet there are a few historians
who maintain the...
Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896 -- Family; Women -- Conduct of life -- 19th century; Women -- Social conditions -- 19th century; United States -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Oriental influences
"Harriet Beecher Stowe Had Moorish Slippers: The Oriental Roots of Domesticity" is an attempt to chart the nineteenth century relationship between the creation of woman's sphere, the gender segregated world of American elite women, and the Oriental...