A Study of Western Missionaries' Production of Religious and Pedagogical Books in the Cantonese Language in Late-Qing Period

Project: Research project

Project Details


This project aims to investigate into the history of missionaries and their religious and pedagogical publications rendered in Cantonese during the Late-Qing and Early-Republican Era. It will particularly focus on how Cantonese was learned by Western missionaries and why they wanted to produce Bible-related materials in colloquial Cantonese.

Funding Source: HKSAR Govt Related Organizations - Lord Wilson Heritage Trust
Effective start/end date01/06/2130/09/22


  • Cantonese publications
  • Western missionaries
  • Qing
  • Republican
  • cross-cultural communication


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