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Conflict, Politics and Proselytism

Methodist Missionaries in Colonial and Postcolonial Burma, 1887-1966
  • By Michael D. Leigh, John M. MacKenzie, Andrew C. Thompson

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This book is a study of the ambitions, activities and achievements of Methodist missionaries in northern Burma from 1887-1966 and the expulsion of the last missionaries by Ne Win. The story is told through painstaking original research in archives which contain thousands of hitherto
unpublished documents and eyewitness accounts meticulously recorded by the Methodist missionaries.

This accessible study constitutes a significant contribution to a very little-known area of missionary history. Leigh pulls together the themes of conflict, politics and proselytisation in to a fascinating study of great breadth. The historical nuances of the relationship between religion and
governance in Burma are traced in an accessible style. This book will appeal to those teaching or studying colonial and postcolonial history, Burmese politics, and the history of missionary work.

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9780719085369
    • ISBN 13: 9780719085369
    • Publication Date: 08/01/2011
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Author: Andrew C. Thompson
    • Author: Michael D. Leigh
    • Author: John M. MacKenzie
    • Width: 1.00 inches
    • Height: 1.00 inches
    • Length: 1.00 inches
    • Weight: 1.00 pounds
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