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European missionaries in Papua, 1874-1914 : a group portrait

Langmore, Diane


EUROPEAN missionaries, through their numerical strength, their geographical spread, their proximity to the people and, above all, their commitment to conversion, were significant agents of change in Papua, as elsewhere. Yet little is known of missionaries as a social group. Perceptions of them today, as in the past, are based on pervasive stereotypes rather than factual analysis. This thesis, by presenting a group-portrait of the 327 who served in Papua up to the First World War, examines...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-11-18
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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