Imperial Childhoods and Christian Mission

Education and Emotions in South India and Denmark

  • Karen Vallgårda

Part of the Palgrave Studies in the History of Childhood book series (PSHC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Karen Vallgårda
    Pages 1-38
  3. Karen Vallgårda
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  4. Karen Vallgårda
    Pages 123-155
  5. Karen Vallgårda
    Pages 156-180
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  7. Karen Vallgårda
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  8. Back Matter
    Pages 245-279

About this book


Making an important addition to the highly Britain-dominated field of imperial studies, this book shows that, like numerous other evangelicals operating throughout the colonized world at this time, Danish missionaries invested remarkable resources in the education of different categories children in both India and Denmark.


Christian mission childhood children colonialism imperialism emotions South India Denmark gender race religion Britain education India

Authors and affiliations

  • Karen Vallgårda
    • 1
  1. 1.University of CopenhagenDenmark

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