Missionary Encounters

Front Cover
Routledge, Nov 5, 2013 - Social Science - 264 pages
0 Reviews
Describes the exceptional wealth of missionary archives and the major contributions they can make not only to the study of the processes of Christian evangelism and Western imperialism but also their value in documenting and analysing the nature of Western encounters with indigenous societies.
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Introduction
1
the major English denominations and organisation for the support of foreign missions in the nineteenth century
11
the example of the Baptist Missionary Society
38
women candidates of the London Missionary Society 18751914
50
4 Problems and opportunities in an anthropologists use of a missionary archive
70
5 Four nineteenthcentury pictorial images from Africa in the Basel Mission Archive and Library Collections
95
how helpful are the mission archives?
114
the Universities Mission to Central Africa in Bonde
128
8 Who is to benefit from missionary education? Travancore in the 1930s
153
the call for women medical missionaries for India in the later nineteenth century
174
the Indian case
197
British Protestant missionaries and Chinese nationalism 192831
211
Archival sources in Britain for the study of mission history
240
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2013)

Robert Bickers is Lecturer in History at the University of Bristol.

Rosemary Seton is research associate in the Department of the Study of Religions at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) at the University of London, England.

Bibliographic information