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China's millions : the China Inland Mission and late Qing society, 1832-1905 / Alvyn Austin.

By: Austin, Alvyn, 1945-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Studies in the history of Christian missions. Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : William B. Eerdmans Pub., 2007Description: xxxi, 506 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780802829757 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0802829759 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): China Inland Mission | Missions -- China -- History -- 19th century | China -- Church history -- 19th centuryDDC classification: 266.00951/09034 Online resources: Table of contents only
Contents:
I: The first generation, 1832-1880 -- Black Barnsley, 1832-1851 -- The wicket-gate, 1851-1865 -- Calling the pilgrim band, 1865-1866 -- The land of strangers, 1866-1875 -- The valley of the shadow, 1875-1880 -- II: The second generation, 1875-1888 -- National righteousness, 1875-1888 -- The octopus, 1875-1888 -- The heavenly invitation offices, 1880-1888 -- III: The third generation, 1888-1900 -- The new world, 1888-1900 -- God's ambassadors, 1888-1899 -- The Middle Eden, 1888-1899 -- The end of the Middle Eden, 1900 -- The aftermath -- Conclusion: something happened.
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Book: Standard Hewitson Library, Presbyterian Research Centre
England Collection BV3415.A87 2007 (Browse shelf) Available 15-014

Includes bibliographical references (p. 459-479) and index.

I: The first generation, 1832-1880 -- Black Barnsley, 1832-1851 -- The wicket-gate, 1851-1865 -- Calling the pilgrim band, 1865-1866 -- The land of strangers, 1866-1875 -- The valley of the shadow, 1875-1880 -- II: The second generation, 1875-1888 -- National righteousness, 1875-1888 -- The octopus, 1875-1888 -- The heavenly invitation offices, 1880-1888 -- III: The third generation, 1888-1900 -- The new world, 1888-1900 -- God's ambassadors, 1888-1899 -- The Middle Eden, 1888-1899 -- The end of the Middle Eden, 1900 -- The aftermath -- Conclusion: something happened.

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