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Manual for missionaries in China  

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The Foochow Area Parish Abroad [Understanding our Foochow Friends: A Manual for Leaders of Adults - cover title]

Toothaker, Frank M.

[Los Angeles, Calif.]

Southern California Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church



[1], 69 leaves. Mimeographed typescript on rectos only. With several sketch maps. 28x22 cm (11x8½"), printed paper binder. 

Overview of the Methodist mission in Foochow (now Fuzhou) in eastern China, on the estuary of the Min River, basically a manual for the use of missionaries, but presenting a rich panoply of Chinese life, custom and culture, admittedly through the eyes of American Christians. The manual is dated from a 1933 statistic on medical care. OCLC lists one copy of a manual for Leaders of Children, dated 1940s, at the Graduate Theological Union, but none for Leaders of Adults.

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