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REVIEW(ish): Rosemary Seton’s ‘Western Daughters in Eastern Lands: British Missionary Women in Asia’ (2013)

Back in the spring (such as it was), Rosemary Seton was kind enough to ask me to speak at the book launch for her much-awaited contribution to the history of missionary women Western Daughters in Eastern Lands: British Missionary Women … Continue reading

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Andrew May on writing family history

I first saw my great great grandfather Thomas Jones in June 1996, though I had known of him from my earliest childhood. His face started out at me from the internet on the cover of a book by Welsh writer … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Welsh Missionaries and British imperialism by Andrew May (Manchester University Press, 2013)

I have recently been reading Andrew May’s Welsh missionaries and British imperialism for a review in the Journal of Colonialism and Colonial Studies and can say that it is both excellent, and beautifully written. Focusing on the experience of both … Continue reading

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June Announcements

Hello, and happy Sunday! A fly-by update of announcements today — two publications that caught my eye lately, two conference programs in my recent past to highlight, and one forthcoming publication of interest — with, as always, the hopes of … Continue reading

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New Release! (Esme Cleall, Missionary Discourses of Difference)

I just want to do a quick announcement today: our very own Esme Cleall has a book hot off the press! Entitled Missionary Discourses of Difference: Negotiating Otherness in the British Empire, 1840-1900, Esme’s book interrogates the ways in which … Continue reading

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