Christian Imperialism: Converting the World in the Early American Republic

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Author: Emily Conroy-Krutz
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Genre: Unknown
Pages: 265
Language: english
Year: 2015
ISBN 10: 1501701037
ISBN 13: 9781501701030
Series: The United States in the World
Edition: Unknown
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Synopsis

In 1812, eight American missionaries, under the direction of the recently formed American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, sailed from the United States to South Asia. The plans that motivated their voyage were no less grand than taking part...