David Griffiths and the Missionary “History of Madagascar”

By Gwyn Campbell

Status: 
€239,00
$318.00
ISBN13: 
9789004209800
E-ISBN: 
9789004195189
Publication Date: 
April 2012
Format: 
Hardback
Publication Type: 
Pages, Illustr.: 
xxiv, 1042 pp.
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ISSN: 
0924-9389
Volume: 
41

by Julia Hauser (Universität Göttingen)

In Competing Missions. German Religious Women in Late Ottoman Beirut, Julia Hauser offers a critical analysis of the German Protestant Kaiserswerth deaconesses’ establishment in late Ottoman Beirut as situated within the larger field of educational development in the city.
Series: 
Volume: 
45
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004282490
Expected: 
April 2015

By Ingie Hovland.

In Mission Station Christianity, Ingie Hovland presents an anthropological history of the Norwegian missionaries in nineteenth-century colonial Natal and Zululand (Southern Africa), focusing especially on how their mission station spaces influenced their daily Christianity, and vice versa.
Series: 
Volume: 
44
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004254886
Publication date: 
August 2013

by John M. Flannery (Associate Member, Centre for Eastern Christianity, Heythrop College, University of London)

In The Mission of the Portuguese Augustinians to Persia and Beyond (1602-1747), John M. Flannery examines aspects of the establishment and activities of the Portuguese Augustinian mission in Persia and subsequent missions to Georgia and Basra.
Series: 
Volume: 
43
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004243828
Publication date: 
March 2013

by Karina Hestad Skeie

In Building God’s Kingdom Karina Hestad Skeie analyzes Malagasy influence on the nineteenth century Norwegian mission in highland Madagascar. Exploring the encounters' material, spatial and symbolic aspects, the study reveals the complex dynamics of mission encounters.
Series: 
Volume: 
42
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004240827
Publication date: 
November 2012

Edited by Hilde Nielssen, Inger Marie Okkenhaug, Karina Hestad Skeie

This book makes visible an important but neglected aspect of Christian missions: its transnational character. Missionaries considered themselves global actors, yet they operated within a variety of nation-states. The volume demonstrates how processes on a national level are closely linked to...
Series: 
Volume: 
40
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004202986
Publication date: 
July 2011

Ulrike Sill

This book offers a detailed study of how the practices and notions of the Basel Mission regarding women and gender were received, conceptualised and negotiated in local terms in pre and early colonial Ghanaian societies, 1843-1885.
Series: 
Volume: 
39
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004188884
Publication date: 
July 2010

By Felicity Jensz

This book is a nuanced critique of German Moravian missionaries’ work amongst indigenous Australians within British colonial Australia. It examines tensions between religion and politics and the strained positions in which the missionaries found themselves working within a settler society.
Series: 
Volume: 
38
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004179219
Publication date: 
January 2010

Tomas Sundnes Drønen

Describing a fascinating case from the modern mission movement in Africa, this book offers new and valuable insight from the encounter between the Dii people and Norwegian missionaries. Spiritual and social changes were results of fascination, miscommunication and constant negotiation in a...
Series: 
Volume: 
37
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004177543
Publication date: 
August 2009

Erik Sidenvall

This book offers a pioneering account of the relationship between missionary work and masculinity. By examining four individual men this study explores how self-making occurred within foreign missions, but also how conceptions of male gender informed missionary work.
Series: 
Volume: 
36
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004174085
Publication date: 
May 2009

Edited by Jan Sihar Aritonang and Karel Steenbrink

This book gives the history of Christians in Indonesia during the Portuguese period (1511-1605), under Dutch colonialism (1605-1942) and more elaborate for the period of the Indonesian Republic (since 1945). Its authors were equally divided between Protestants and Catholics.
Series: 
Volume: 
35
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004170261
Publication date: 
September 2008

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