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Good intentions gone awry : Emma Crosby and the Methodist mission on the Northwest Coast / Jan Hare and Jean Barman.

Hare, Jan, 1965- (Author). Barman, Jean, 1939- (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Terrace Public Library.

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  • ISBN: 9780774812702
  • ISBN: 9780774812719 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0774812702 (hard : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0774812710 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xxiii, 307 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., map, ports. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, c2006.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [288]-294) and index.
Summary, etc.:
"Presents the letters of Emma Crosby ... who came to Fort Simpson ... in 1874. ... The authors critically represent Emma's sincere convictions towards mission work and the running of the Crosby Girls' Home (later to become a residential school), while at the same time exposing them as a product of the times in which she lived." --back cover.
Subject: Crosby, Emma, 1849-1926 > Correspondence.
Crosby, Thomas, 1840-1914.
Missionaries' spouses > Canada > Biography.
Tsimshian Indians > Missions > British Columbia > History.
Methodist Church > Missions > British Columbia > Port Simpson > History.
Topic Heading: First Nations Canada.

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