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. Doing It for Her Self Sin yŏsŏng (New Women) in Korea

HYAEWEOL CHOI

in Gender and Mission Encounters in Korea: New Women, Old Ways

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098695
eISBN:
9780520943780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098695.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

The phenomenon of the New Women (sin yosong) in the 1920s and 1930s marked a significant milestone showing Korea's progress to modernity that began in the late nineteenth century. The discourse on ... More


Affiliation, Cultural Roles, and Women's Depression: Miller

Jennifer Radden

in The Nature of Melancholy: From Aristotle to Kristeva

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195151657
eISBN:
9780199849253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151657.003.0030
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter presents an excerpt from Jean Baker Miller's Toward a New Psychology of Women, first published in 1976. The book was a key text for the feminist of the 1970s. It ushered in what has come ... More


United States Internationalism and Chinese Modernity

Motoe Sasaki

in Redemption and Revolution: American and Chinese New Women in the Early Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780801451393
eISBN:
9781501706288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451393.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter takes up the rising tide of internationalism in the United States during the 1910s and examines how a new generation of New Women, who entertained the international spirit buoyed by ... More


The New Woman and World History

Motoe Sasaki

in Redemption and Revolution: American and Chinese New Women in the Early Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780801451393
eISBN:
9781501706288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451393.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to trace the experiences of American New Women missionaries who went to China during the early twentieth century in order to uplift and ... More


Redemption and Revolution: American and Chinese New Women in the Early Twentieth Century

Motoe Sasaki

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780801451393
eISBN:
9781501706288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451393.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In the early twentieth century, a good number of college-educated Protestant American women went abroad by taking up missionary careers in teaching, nursing, and medicine. Most often, their ... More


Divergent Paths of Historical Progress

Motoe Sasaki

in Redemption and Revolution: American and Chinese New Women in the Early Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780801451393
eISBN:
9781501706288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451393.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

During the late 1920s and early 1930s, American New Women became more aware of the widening psychological gap between them and their Chinese counterparts. This chapter explores the transformation ... More


Concetta Scaravaglione, Italian-American Sculptor

Carol Bonomo Jennngs and Christine Palamidessi Moore

in American Woman, Italian Style: Italian Americana's Best Writings on Women

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231751
eISBN:
9780823241286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231751.003.0027
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Concetta Scaravaglione was a critically acclaimed American sculptor. Among the awards and grants she received were major commissions from the Federal Art Project in the 1930s, a grant from the ... More


Awash in the Storm of National Revolution

Motoe Sasaki

in Redemption and Revolution: American and Chinese New Women in the Early Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780801451393
eISBN:
9781501706288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451393.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the aftermath of the collapse of the Wilsonian moment and its uneven and gendered effects on American New Women missionaries' enterprises in the Nationalist Revolution period ... More


Science as the Key to Modern Progress

Motoe Sasaki

in Redemption and Revolution: American and Chinese New Women in the Early Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780801451393
eISBN:
9781501706288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451393.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter shows how the notion of modern science brought to China by American New Women missionaries in the form of medicine and nursing generated concrete responses from their Chinese ... More


Lost in the Paradigm of World History

Motoe Sasaki

in Redemption and Revolution: American and Chinese New Women in the Early Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780801451393
eISBN:
9781501706288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451393.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the eventual repatriation of American New Women missionaries. After they returned to the United States, many of them felt lost in their own country. There was also a profound ... More


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