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Author Conroy-Krutz, Emily, author

Title Christian imperialism : converting the world in the early American republic / Emily Conroy-Krutz
Published Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2015
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Description 1 online resource
Series The United States in the world
United States in the world.
Contents Introduction : Christian imperialism and American foreign missions -- Hierarchies of heathenism -- Missions on the British model -- Mission schools and the meaning of conversion -- Missions as settler colonies -- American politics and the Cherokee mission -- Missionaries and colonies -- A "Christian colony" in Singapore -- Conclusion : missions and American imperialism
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions -- History.
Christianity and politics -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Missions, American -- History -- 19th century.
Political messianism -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1501701045 (electronic bk)
9781501701047 (electronic bk)