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Catholic missions in the Solomon Islands, 1845-1966

Laracy, Hugh Michael


This study seeks to trace, account for and evaluate the development of Catholic (in the sense of Roman Catholic) missionary activity in the Solomon Islands. In more general terms, it attempts to examine the efforts made to establish a European institution in a changing but resilient Melanesian cultural environment. The subject is, therefore, considered in the broad context of culture contact, for Catholicism was not planted in the Solomon Islands as an isolated or merely religious phenomenon....[Show more]

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


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