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“Efforts of Missionaries among Savages”

[First posted May 2010, Updated 30 October 2011] David Livingstone captured the imagination of Europeans and Americans in the 19th Century, many of whom saw missionizing as THE way to ‘civilize’ African populations. I shall content myself with showing to you that even … Continue reading

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Colonial Missionaries and Commerçants of the Empire

There is a good deal of debate – as well as pure assumption – about the link between missionizing/missions and commerce, during 19th Century colonial ventures. Here is what the explorer Dr. Livingstone had to say about the relationship between … Continue reading

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