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Christian Imperialism: Converting the World in the Early American Republic

Emily Conroy-Krutz

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453533
eISBN:
9781501701047
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453533.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

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 reason for the ... More


The Water Cure: 1846–1848

Joan D. Hedrick

in Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Life

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195096392
eISBN:
9780199854288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195096392.003.0016
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Harriet Beecher Stowe's religious conversion of 1843 was paralleled in 1846 by a secular conversion to the water cure. Both were informed by the millennial hope of a perfect world, ... More


Mission Schools and the Meaning of Conversion

Emily Conroy-Krutz

in Christian Imperialism: Converting the World in the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453533
eISBN:
9781501701047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453533.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the native Indians' responses to the conversion efforts of American missionaries. Focusing on the interactions at mission schools and the writings of one early convert in Bombay ... More


American Politics and the Cherokee Mission

Emily Conroy-Krutz

in Christian Imperialism: Converting the World in the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453533
eISBN:
9781501701047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453533.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines how politics affected the ways that American missionaries approached their work in the Cherokee Nation. After a decade of work among the Cherokee, the American Board of ... More


Conclusion: Missionaries and American Imperialism

Emily Conroy-Krutz

in Christian Imperialism: Converting the World in the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453533
eISBN:
9781501701047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453533.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book has explored the work of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions and its missionaries as part of their attempt to bring about the conversion of the world in the early ... More


Conclusion: What Hath God Wrought?

Kyle B. Roberts

in Evangelical Gotham: Religion and the Making of New York City, 1783-1860

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226388144
eISBN:
9780226388281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226388281.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter considers the achievements of evangelicals in New York City at midcentury. It argues that Evangelical New Yorkers did nothing less than make the city between the American Revolution and ... More


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