In God's Empire: French Missionaries and the Modern World

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A collection of original essays by leading scholars in the field, In God's Empire examines the complex ways in which the spread of Christianity by French men and women shaped local communities, French national prowess, and global politics in the two centuries following the French Revolution. More than a story of religious proselytism, missionary activity was an essential feature of French contact and interaction with local populations. In many parts of the world, missionaries were the first French men and women to work ...

In God's Empire: French Missionaries and the Modern World 2012, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780195396447

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