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Afterword: The Missionary Experience in British and French Empires

Norman Etherington

in In God’s Empire

Published in print August 2012 | ISBN: 9780195396447
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199979318 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396447.003.0013
Afterword: The Missionary Experience in British and French Empires

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This afterword compares and contrasts both the positions of missionaries within the French and British empires, as well as the way historians have conceptualized the relationships between Catholic and Protestant missions and the two imperial states. With reference to a number of the chapters in this collection, the article reflects on the mutual suspicion and anxiety felt by missionaries and colonial officials that permeated both French and British empires.

Keywords: French Empire; British Empire; missions

Chapter.  9861 words. 

Subjects: History of Religion

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