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This remarkably well-researched volume breaks new ground with its discussions of missionaries, the character of the British empire, Christian-Islamic relations and the regions to which British missionaries and colonizers brought the Christian message. The most important of the book’s many virtues is that it shows how complex, ambiguous and self-contradictory the missionary-imperial relationship was.


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