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Andrew J. May

in quietly to see her’. Ann was buried on a small hill near the mission house; ‘there I hope’, wrote Jones, ‘that my own body will be laid to rest when I depart from it’. Ann died at half past two in the afternoon. By five O’clock, a large number of Khasis had gathered at the station, and the missionaries took the opportunity to address them in the

in Welsh missionaries and British imperialism
Andrew J. May

commercial gain by scouring the hills to secure leases on coal and lime quarries by bribing locals with liquor that he himself distilled at the mission house. Lewis’s artful missive was calculated to counteract any public support for the rogue missionary that may have been growing in the Calcutta Christian establishment. Presented as a catalogue of selfevident facts (‘upon the truth of

in Welsh missionaries and British imperialism
Padma Anagol

’ of compassion and mercy. Her daughter Shewatbai recollected that John Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress had such an impact on her that she lost all traces of hesitancy and reserve about the wrath of her family and community and ran away to the mission house and was disowned by her parents. 34 Through missionary discourse Christianity had a profound effect on the perceptions

in Gender and imperialism
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The contestation of time in settler-colonial Victoria
Giordano Nanni

Aborigines: The Story of Yelta and Coranderrk Missions (Melbourne: W. & J. Barr, 194(?)), p. 16. (SLV, Rare Books Collection.) 47 Jane Lydon, ‘Space, Power, and the Mission House’, in Jane Lydon, Fantastic Dreaming: The Archaeology of an Aboriginal Mission (Lanham: Altamira, 2009

in The colonisation of time
Colonial constructions of ‘African time’
Giordano Nanni

Edwards, Reminiscences , p. 60. 73 Samuel Broadbent, A Narrative of the First Introduction of Christianity Amongst the Barolong Tribe of Bechuanas, South Africa… (London: Wesleyan Mission House, 1865 ), p. 203. (NLSA Collection.) 74 R

in The colonisation of time
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1 The National Archives, UK (TNA), Colonial Office (CO) 318 Colonial Office and Predecessors: West Indies Original Correspondence/118 West India Miscellaneous 1834, vol. 1, Public Office, Jabez Bunting (Wesleyan Mission House) to John Lefevre (Colonial Office), 16 April 1834, p. 406. 2 TNA, CO 318

in Missionaries and modernity
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Kipling’s secret sharer
Norman Etherington

dark dot of the mission-house on a white beach’. 11 Conrad and Kipling shared a hatred for Liberals, liberalism, socialists and do-gooders of all complexions. Kipling reviled Gladstone, the Liberal prime minister, for ‘calling down brimstone upon the British Dominions’ and for appointing another Liberal, Lord Ripon, to be Viceroy of India. Liberal principle, Kipling observed, ‘ends not seldom in

in Imperium of the soul
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Emily J. Manktelow

was longing for the ordeal for be over. And when they were gone, the first thing she then did was to get a bucket of water, and with soap and scrubbing brush cleanse away all the grease and filth they had left. 53 As this quote so amply demonstrates, the relationship between the missionary, the home, and the local people was fraught with internal tension. While Mary Moffat clearly wished to encourage these women’s entrance of the mission house in order to become friendly, ultimately with a view to

in Missionary families
Panikos Panayi

in 1828, came into contact with Christianity in the early 1830s and underwent baptism in 1835. Ramawarma eventually became ordained in Kannanur in a ceremony attended by Gundert and Irion. 144 The second Brahmin conversion involved Ragappaja, who made an appearance at the mission house in Basrur in July 1882, where he met the missionary Ludwig Gengnagel, with whom he wanted to discuss the Gospel as

in The Germans in India
Panikos Panayi

, reaching 17 by 1871 and 19 by 1890. A snapshot from 1871 reveals 61 schools, including 15 seminaries and 16 middle schools. 85 A directory of the property of the Mission in south India from 1890 helps us to understand the scale of the activity. For example, the station of Udapi, which came under South Kanara included: ‘a great compound’, which had a church, two mission houses, a middle school, two homes for

in The Germans in India