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French Origins and African Experiments

Sarah A. Curtis

in Civilizing Habits: Women Missionaries and the Revival of French Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195394184
eISBN:
9780199866595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394184.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter traces the origins of the Soeurs de St‐Joseph de Cluny (SSJC), a religious order founded by Anne‐Marie Javouhey in 1808. Javouhey intended the order to serve the poor in France but ... More


Catholics and Abolitionists

Sarah A. Curtis

in Civilizing Habits: Women Missionaries and the Revival of French Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195394184
eISBN:
9780199866595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394184.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the opposition to Javouhey's radical ideas and her independence within the Catholic church, especially a prolonged conflict with the Bishop of Autun (the Autun affair) regarding ... More


The Mana Colony

Sarah A. Curtis

in Civilizing Habits: Women Missionaries and the Revival of French Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195394184
eISBN:
9780199866595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394184.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the formation of a mission in Mana, French Guiana, run by the SSJC under Javouhey's direction. First intended as a settlement for French immigrants, this colony was transformed ... More


Civilizing Habits: Women Missionaries and the Revival of French Empire

Sarah A. Curtis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195394184
eISBN:
9780199866595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394184.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Religion

Civilizing Habits explores the life stories of three French women missionaries—Philippine Duchesne, Emilie de Vialar, and Anne‐Marie Javouhey—who transgressed boundaries, both real and ... More


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