Religion Versus Empire? British Protestant Missionaries and Overseas Expansion, 1700-1914

ISBN-10: 071902823X
ISBN-13: 9780719028236
Edition: 2004
Authors: Andrew Porter
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Description: 'Religion Versus Empire?' is a study in imperial history and religious history with wide chronological range and worldwide geographical coverage. It looks at the complex and ambiguous relationship between the missionary movement and empire.

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List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publication date: 8/5/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 392
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

'Religion Versus Empire?' is a study in imperial history and religious history with wide chronological range and worldwide geographical coverage. It looks at the complex and ambiguous relationship between the missionary movement and empire.

Acknowledgements
Abbreviations
Introduction
Missionary practice and precedents, 1701-1789
The reorganisation of missionary enterprise, 1790-1812
Missions, governments and empire: the terms of engagement, 1800-1830
Missionary religion and secular influences: Christianity, commerce and civilisation, 1800-1830
International networks in the missionary movement, 1815-1850
The new wave: Missionary expansion and plans for the future, 1834-1850
Missionary goals, colonial experience, and the waning of enthusiasm, 1850-1870
New directions: the challenge of faith missions, China and Islam
Missionary traditions, 1860-1895: adaptations and consequences (1)
Missionary traditions, 1860-1895: adaptations and consequences (2)
Beyond the centeneries: missions versus empire, 1890-1914
Conclusion: the anti imperialism of missions?
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