Journals Higher Education



Published: 05 August 2004

392 Pages | 6 Maps

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719028236

Bookseller Code (06)


Religion Versus Empire?

British Protestant missionaries and overseas expansion, 1700-1914

Andrew Porter

Published by Manchester University Press

  • The only book to cover religion, missions and empire in modern British history
  • A monumental study in imperial history and religious history with wide chronological range and worldwide geographical coverage
  • Discusses Christianity's encounter with Islam, the impact on imperial expansion and humanitarianism
  • Examines the vigour and commitment of the missions, changing theologies and alternative missionary strategies