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Perishing heathens : stories of Protestant missionaries and Christian Indians in antebellum America / Julius H. Rubin.

Author/creator Rubin, Julius H.
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoLincoln ; London : University of Nebraska Press, [2017]
Descriptionxxii, 248 pages ; 24 cm
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
Portion of title Stories of Protestant missionaries and Christian Indians in antebellum America
Contents The travails of David Bacon: a humble missionary of the cross -- The missionary vocation of Miss D: a life broken by disease and disappointment -- The endless chain of religious intelligence: the emergence of an American evangelical identity -- The question of K: the first friend of the Osage Nation unto God -- The first fruits of the Cherokee Nation: Catharine Brown and Sister Margaret Ann -- Metis Christian Indian lives: Jane Johnston schoolcraft and Mackinaw Mission converts.
Abstract "Perishing Heathens examines the missionary men and women who between 1800 and 1830 responded to the call to save Native peoples in missions, including the Osages in the Arkansas Territory; Cherokees in Tennessee and Georgia; and Ojibwe peoples in the Michigan Territory."--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 217-230) and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2017011119
ISBN9781496201874 (cloth : alk. paper)

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