Western Women in Colonial Africa

Describes the role of five women who played a prominent role in the development of the Empire: Florence Baker: explorer; Alexandrine tinne: traveller; Mary Kingsley: explorer and scientist; Mary Slessor: missionary and magistrate; Mother Kevin: missionary and foundress.

Title: Western Women in Colonial Africa
Author: Oliver, Caroline
Year: 1982
ISSN: 0163-3813
Issue: 12
Pages: 201
Language: English
Series: Contributions in comparative colonial studies
City of publisher: Westport, CT
Publisher: Greenwood Press
ISBN: 0313233888; 9780313233883
Geographic terms: Egypt
Sudan
Uganda
Gabon
Cameroon
Nigeria
Ethiopia
Africa
About persons: Florence Barbara Maria Finian von Sass Baker (Hungarian)(1841-1916)
Mary Henrietta Kingsley (British)(1862-1900)
Teresa Kearney (Irish)(1875-1957)
Mary Mitchell Slessor (Scottish)(1848-1915)
Alexandrine Petronella Francina Tinne (Dutch)(1835-1869)
Abstract: Describes the role of five women who played a prominent role in the development of the Empire: Florence Baker: explorer; Alexandrine tinne: traveller; Mary Kingsley: explorer and scientist; Mary Slessor: missionary and magistrate; Mother Kevin: missionary and foundress.