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In Afric's [!] Forest and Jungle; Or Six Years Among the Yorubans
Richard Henry Stone
No preview available - 2013
In Africa's Forest and Jungle; Or, Six Years Among the Yorubans
Richard Henry Stone
No preview available - 2011
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Page 285 - The Islands, their People and Missions. By Rev. RB PEERY, AM, Ph.D. "A comprehensive and lucid account of the chief natural features and national characteristics of Japan.
Page 284 - One of the most interesting books on missions we have ever come across. . . A thoroughly interesting and valuable book." — Glasgow Herald. " If one were called upon to select from all missionary literature three of the most fascinating stories of modern missions, he could hardly choose any of more romantic and heroic interest than the career of John Williams in the South Seas, of Robert W. McAll in France, and of George L. Mackay in Formosa, each of which covers about twenty-two years.
Page 286 - It is scarcely enough to say about this book that it is both interesting and valuable. Those best informed call it without exception the best book on the Chinese that is before the public, and a pretty careful survey of it confirms that opinion.
Page 284 - The accumulative experience of a keen observer like the author, a man who has spent nearly twenty-five years in Formosa, ought to count for something at home, and when he says that all of it points to the one great conclusion, the training of native missionaries for native work, home authorities should take the proposition seriously to heart."— North British Daily Mail. "Possesses much scientific and ethnologic interest. We have been so impressed with its value that we have put it in the hands...