Woodbridge.  Fifty Years in China, 1867-1917, Presbyterian Missionaries
Woodbridge.  Fifty Years in China, 1867-1917, Presbyterian Missionaries
Woodbridge.  Fifty Years in China, 1867-1917, Presbyterian Missionaries

Woodbridge. Fifty Years in China, 1867-1917, Presbyterian Missionaries

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Woodbridge, Samuel Isett. Fifty Years in China; Being some account of the history and conditions in China and of the Missions of the Presbyterian Church in the United States there from 1867 to the present day. Richmond, VA. - Texarkana, Ark.-Tex.: Presbyterian Committee of Publication, [1919].[7474]

Blue wrappers, small chip with loss to back corner, 5 1/4 x 7 3/4, 231 pp., illustrated. Good. Paperback.

History, customs, missionary anecdotes, political upheavals, etc., in China during the last half of the 19th century. The index has a list of missionaries. There are 23 illustrations, many from photographs.

Contents:
The Field and its Occupation
Planting, Training, and Extension
Causes of the Revolution of 1911
Effects of the Chinese Revolution
Genesis of Missionary Institutions
Woman's Work for Women
Development of Missionary Work

Supplement:
General Statistics for 1917
Bibliography
Statistical Facts About Our China Mission
Our Missionaries to China
Index

Dr. Samuel Isett Woodbridge, Sr. (1856-1926), b. Henderson, Kentucky; d. Shanghai, China. He was educated at Rutgers College, Columbia Theological Seminary, and Princeton Theological Seminary; he received a D. D. from Westminster College (Fulton, Missouri) in 1910. Woodbridge was ordained by the Presbyterian Church in the US as a foreign evangelist in 1882, and we went to China, where remained in service until his death. He was for twenty years stationed at Chenkiang and then in 1902 began his appointment at Shanghai. In that city he founded and edited the Shanghai Christian Intelligencer.