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Pacific Historical Review (2022) 91 (2): 190–219.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Benjamin Bryce This article examines the photography and writing of Cooper Robinson, who worked as a missionary in Japan between 1888 and 1925. Drawing from over 4,000 images, it analyzes how one missionary represented Japan, his religious project, and his personal life to Canadian audiences...
Pacific Historical Review (2018) 87 (4): 575–592.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Gavin James Campbell Scholarship on nineteenth-century missionary encounters emphasizes either how native converts “indigenized” Christian doctrine and practice, or how missionaries acted as agents of Western imperial expansion. These approaches, however, overlook the ways both missionaries...
Pacific Historical Review (2015) 84 (2): 129–162.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Lawrence H. Kessler When American Congregationalist missionaries arrived in Hawai‘i in 1820, many initially opposed sugarcane planting for its worldliness and for the negative effects they perceived it as having on the Hawaiians they sought to convert. Foremost among missionaries’ complaints...
Pacific Historical Review (2012) 81 (2): 245–291.
Published: 01 May 2012
... conditions then existing in newly independent Burma and into Burmese views of American missionaries who they thought supported the ethnic minorities who were in rebellion. The trial reveals much about early American Cold War attitudes at home and abroad, as well as about justice in non-white countries...