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Missions as Settler Colonies

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/9780801453533.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines how American missionaries achieved tremendous success in the Cherokee Nation and the Sandwich Islands by cooperating with governing powers and creating settlement-style ... More


From the Mississippi to the Big Sea: Voyages Across the Pacific

Selina Lai-Henderson

in Mark Twain in China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804789646
eISBN:
9780804794756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789646.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines the impact of two Pacific voyages that Twain undertook on his attitude toward the Chinese. Sent by the Sacramento Union as a correspondent to the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii) in ... More


Prospecting for Souls in San Francisco

Terryl L. Givens and Matthew J. Grow

in Parley P. Pratt: The Apostle Paul of Mormonism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195375732
eISBN:
9780199918300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375732.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Pratt returned to San Francisco on a second mission between summer 1854 and summer 1855, during which he again supervised missionaries throughout the Pacific. Pratt also wrote the bulk of his lively ... More


Unregulated Sealing in the Dependencies

A.B. Dickinson

in Seal Fisheries of the Falkland Islands and Dependencies: An Historical Review

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893441
eISBN:
9781786944603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893441.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter provides a detailed account of the growth of the unregulated sealing industry in the Dependencies, in the same format as Chapter Two. It begins with a history of the discovery of South ... More


“Lascivious Gestures” and “Festive Sports”: Early Interactions, 1778–1802

James Revell Carr

in Hawaiian Music in Motion: Mariners, Missionaries, and Minstrels

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038600
eISBN:
9780252096525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038600.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter examines the first musical encounters between Hawaiians and Euro-American sailors, beginning with the arrival of Captain James Cook in 1778. It explains early European and American ... More


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