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Early Nineteenth-Century Vietnamese Catholics and Others in the Pages of the Annales de la Propagation de la Foi

Cooke, Nola J

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Western secular historiography has conventionally viewed the history of Catholicism in Vietnam through a political optic, a perspective which has distorted the early nineteenth-century religious situation in both Vietnam and France. This article discusses how Vietnamese understood Catholicism at the popular level and what attracted people to the religion, as well as introducing an important European Catholic fund-raising society whose interventions into Vietnam long predated any serious French...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorCooke, Nola J
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-13T22:40:13Z
dc.identifier.issn0022-4634
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/78151
dc.description.abstractWestern secular historiography has conventionally viewed the history of Catholicism in Vietnam through a political optic, a perspective which has distorted the early nineteenth-century religious situation in both Vietnam and France. This article discusses how Vietnamese understood Catholicism at the popular level and what attracted people to the religion, as well as introducing an important European Catholic fund-raising society whose interventions into Vietnam long predated any serious French political designs on the country.
dc.publisherInstitute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS)
dc.sourceJournal of Southeast Asian Studies
dc.subjectKeywords: Catholicism; historical perspective; nineteenth century; perception; political conflict; Asia; Eurasia; Europe; France; Southeast Asia; Viet Nam; Western Europe
dc.titleEarly Nineteenth-Century Vietnamese Catholics and Others in the Pages of the Annales de la Propagation de la Foi
dc.typeJournal article
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
local.description.refereedYes
local.identifier.citationvolume35
dc.date.issued2004
local.identifier.absfor210302 - Asian History
local.identifier.ariespublicationMigratedxPub6831
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationCooke, Nola J, College of Asia and the Pacific, ANU
local.description.embargo2037-12-31
local.bibliographicCitation.issue2
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage261
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage285
local.identifier.doi10.1017/S0022463404000141
dc.date.updated2015-12-11T09:54:47Z
local.identifier.scopusID2-s2.0-33846067308
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