Author by : Birgitta Larsson
Languange : en
Publisher by : Uppsala Universitet
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Description : This study deals with a set of aspects of women as actors in response to Christianity and social change under colonial economy and administration. focus: Haya women's response to the early Roman Catholic Mission during the period 1900-1920; the role of the Church at a time of population crisis from the 1920s to the 1950s and the debate about veneral disease and prostitution as causes of the decline; Haya women in the East African Revival Movement in the 1940s and 1950s and education as a pillar in the Mission's attempts to build Christian communities. Focus is on the first generation of schoolgirls in a Lutheran girls' school during the period 1930 to 1955. possible to discoever that women had a good deal more power than expected.