Missions and Empire - Etherington, Norman (ed.)
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The widespread idea that Christian missions went hand in hand with Imperialism and colonial conquest is challenged here by a group of eminent historians. By showing the variety of missions and the vital role played by indigenous men and women, they place missions in a long historical perspective. Special attention is paid to emerging themes such as the missionary role in anthropology, gender relations, language, medicine, and decolonization.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
The widespread idea that Christian missions went hand in hand with Imperialism and colonial conquest is challenged here by a group of eminent historians. By showing the variety of missions and the vital role played by indigenous men and women, they place missions in a long historical perspective. Special attention is paid to emerging themes such as the missionary role in anthropology, gender relations, language, medicine, and decolonization.
  • Produktdetails
  • Oxford History of the British
  • Verlag: OXFORD UNIV PR
  • Seitenzahl: 352
  • Erscheinungstermin: August 2005
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 241mm x 165mm x 24mm
  • Gewicht: 694g
  • ISBN-13: 9780199253470
  • ISBN-10: 0199253471
  • Artikelnr.: 21357599
Autorenporträt
Norman Etherington recieved his BA and PhD degrees from Yale University. He joined the History Department at the University of Adelaide as a Lecturer in 1968 and was subsequently appointed Reader in History. In 1989 he moved to the University of Western Australia taking up the position of Professor and Chair of History. He is a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, a past President of the Australian Historical Association, a Member of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS), a Member of the International Association for mission studies, and a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society of Great Britain. Professor Wm Roger Louis Editor-in-Chief Kerr Professor of English History and Culture, University of Texas, Austin