By James G. Greenlee

The authors study the interplay of missionary enterprises with neighborhood political powers and with their domestic govt, arguing that during attempting to make a decision which plan of action to pursue, missionaries turned a professional scholars of imperial politics and the transferring nation of foreign affairs. They convey that management of British missionary societies was once cut up among those that desired to be handled with out favouritism via the British govt and those that had extra competitive expectancies. In doing so that they discover the pressures that contributed to the formation of imperial coverage and viewpoint in the course of an important interval of the evolution of the British empire.

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