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Civilizing HabitsWomen Missionaries and the Revival of French Empire

Civilizing Habits: Women Missionaries and the Revival of French Empire

Sarah A. Curtis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195394184
eISBN:
9780199866595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394184.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Religion

Civilizing Habits explores the life stories of three French women missionaries—Philippine Duchesne, Emilie de Vialar, and Anne‐Marie Javouhey—who transgressed boundaries, both real and ... More

The Crisis of Religious Toleration in Imperial RussiaBibikov's System for the Old Believers, 1841–1855

The Crisis of Religious Toleration in Imperial Russia: Bibikov's System for the Old Believers, 1841–1855

Thomas Marsden

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198746362
eISBN:
9780191808920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746362.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Religion

This book is about an unprecedented attempt by the government of Russia’s tsar Nicholas I (1825–55) to eradicate what was seen as one of the greatest threats to its political security: the religious ... More

Ecclesiastical ColonyChina's Catholic Church and the French Religious Protectorate

Ecclesiastical Colony: China's Catholic Church and the French Religious Protectorate

Ernest P. Young

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199924622
eISBN:
9780199332908
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199924622.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion, World Modern History

The general argument is that the institution of the French Religious Protectorate, lasting roughly a century from the 1840s, and the missionary embrace of it had a major impact on the Catholic church ... More

In God’s EmpireFrench Missionaries and the Modern World

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

Owen White and J.P. Daughton (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195396447
eISBN:
9780199979318
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396447.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion, World Modern History

A collection of thirteen chapters by leading scholars in the field, this book examines the complex ways in which the spread of Christianity by French men and women shaped local communities, French ... More

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