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‘Trained to Tell the Truth’: Missionaries, Converts, and Narration

Gareth Griffiths

in Missions and Empire

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199253487
eISBN:
9780191698156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253487.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the life stories and biographies of the colonized people and Christian missionary converts produced from 1870s to the 1920s in East and Central Africa. The close analyses of the ... More


A Memorandum for the President of the Royal Audiencia and Chancery Court of the City and Kingdom of Granada

Francisco Núñez Muley

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226547268
eISBN:
9780226547282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226547282.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Conquered in 1492 and colonized by invading Castilians, the city and kingdom of Granada faced radical changes imposed by its occupiers throughout the first half of the sixteenth century—including the ... More


“Elucidating the Way”: An Independent Preacher's Revolt Against Mission Churches

Lian Xi

in Redeemed by Fire: The Rise of Popular Christianity in Modern China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300123395
eISBN:
9780300162837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300123395.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on the phenomenon of independent, itinerant preachers. It discusses the rise of Wang Mingdao, whose unflinching, fundamentalist opposition to liberalism in Western-controlled ... More


An Imperial Caste: Inverted Racialization in the Architecture of Ottoman Sovereignty

Leslie Peirce

in Rereading the Black Legend: The Discourses of Religious and Racial Difference in the Renaissance Empires

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226307213
eISBN:
9780226307244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226307244.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter explores the self-fashioning of the Ottoman dynasty and the unusual pattern of recruitment employed in the construction of the Ottoman ruling class. It argues that the Ottomans used ... More


Occidentalism: Literary Representations of the Maghrebi Experience of the East-West Encounter

Zahia Smail Salhi

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780748645800
eISBN:
9781474464833
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748645800.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The prime objective of this book is to underpin the Maghrebi encounter with the Occident, which evolved from fascination (Occidentophilia), to Ambivalence, to rejection of the Occident ... More


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