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Missionary Explorers Among The American Indians

Mary Gay Humphreys

Missionary Explorers Among The American Indians is a historical book written by Mary Gay Humphreys. The book tells the story of the brave and dedicated missionaries who ventured into the unknown territories of North America to spread the teachings of Christianity among the indigenous people. The book is divided into several chapters, each of which focuses on a different missionary and their experiences among the various tribes they encountered.The book begins by providing a brief overview of the history of missionary work in North America and the challenges that the early missionaries faced. It then delves into the stories of individual missionaries such as David Brainerd, who worked among the Delaware and Mohican people, and Samuel Kirkland, who worked among the Oneida and Tuscarora people.The book also covers the experiences of female missionaries, such as Ann Hasseltine Judson, who worked among the Burmese people in Southeast Asia, and Eliza Spalding, who worked among the Nez Perce people in the Pacific Northwest.Throughout the book, Humphreys provides vivid descriptions of the landscapes, cultures, and customs of the various tribes that the missionaries encountered. She also explores the complex relationships between the missionaries and the indigenous people, including the conflicts and misunderstandings that often arose.Overall, Missionary Explorers Among The American Indians is a fascinating and informative book that provides a unique perspective on the history of Christianity in North America and the experiences of the early missionaries who worked to spread its teachings.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: Jun 8th, 2006
  • Pages: 352
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.79in - 1.14lb
  • EAN: 9781428631267
  • Categories: Native American StudiesIndigenousIndigenous Languages in the Americas