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The Culture of Sectarianism: Community, History, and Violence in Nineteenth ...

Ussama Makdisi - History - 2000 - 274 pages
Focusing on Ottoman Lebanon, Ussama Makdisi shows how sectarianism was a manifestation of modernity that transcended the physical boundaries of a particular country. His study ...
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Faith Misplaced: The Broken Promise of U.S.-Arab Relations: 1820-2001

Ussama Makdisi - History - 2010 - 432 pages
In this riveting account of U.S.-Arab relations, award-winning author Ussama Makdisi explores why Arabs once had a favorable view of America and why they no longer do. Firmly ...
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"White" Americans in "Black" Africa: Black and White American Methodist ...

Eunjin Park - History - 2001 - 244 pages
Dr. Park explores the experience of 73 black and 24 white Americans who served as missionaries of the Methodist Episcopal Church in the colony-turned-republic of Liberia prior ...
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Letters from the Rocky Mountain Indian Missions

Philip Rappagliosi - History - 2003 - 148 pages
Nez Perces, Kootenais, Salish Flatheads, Coeur d'Alenes, Pend d'Oreilles, Blackfeet, and Canadian Metis. These never-before-translated letters reveal the shifting sometimes ...
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Mary Lyon and the Mount Holyoke Missionaries

Amanda Porterfield - Social Science - 1997 - 192 pages
American women played in important part in Protestant foreign missionary work from its early days at the beginning of the nineteenth century. This work allowed them to ...
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Nothing but Christ: Rufus Anderson and the Ideology of Protestant Foreign ...

Paul William Harris - History - 2000 - 216 pages
This book examines the career of Rufus Anderson, the central figure in the formation and implementation of missionary ideology in the middle decades of the nineteenth century ...
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Massacre in Shansi

Nat Brandt - History - 1994 - 336 pages
This text tells the tragic story of the 18 missionaries from Oberlin College, Ohio, and the Chinese Christians, who were all killed during the Boxer Rebellion in 1900. Caught ...
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