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Title:Missions, States, and European expansion in Africa
Editors:Korieh, Chima JacobISNI
Njoku, Raphael ChijiokeISNI
Series:African studies history, politics, economics, and culture
City of publisher:London
ISBN:0415955599; 9780415955591
Geographic terms:Africa
West Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic of)
South Africa
Subjects:missionary history
colonial policy
Abstract:The essays in this volume, most of which derive from a panel at the 48th Annual Meeting of the African Studies Association, held in Washington DC on 17-20 November 2005, analyse specific cases of collaboration between missions, State and colonial expansion in late 19th-century Afro-European relations. Contributions: All things to all people: Christian missionaries in early nineteenth century South Africa (Roger B. Beck); The CMS Niger mission, extra-territorial forces of change, and the expansion of British influence in the Niger Delta during the nineteenth century (Waibinte Wariboko); Catholicism, Protestantism, and imperial claims in Kabaka's Buganda, 1860-1907 (Raphael Chijioke Njoku); Threatening gestures, immoral bodies: the intersection of Church, State, and Kongo performance in the Belgian Congo (Yolanda Covington-Ward); To hang a ladder in the air: talking about African education in Edinburgh in 1910 (Ogbu U. Kalu); Mission, colonialism, and the supplanting of African religious and medical practices (Jude C. Aguwa); Conflict and compromise: Christian missions and new formations in colonial Nigeria (Chima J. Korieh); West Indian Church in West Africa: the Pongas Mission among the Susus and its portrayal of blackness, 1851-1935 (Waibinte Wariboko); Collaborative landscape: missions, States, and their subjects in the making of northeastern Tanzania's terrain, 1870-1914 (Michael McInneshin); Anglo-American and European missionary encounters in southern Sudan, 1898-present (Gideon Mailer). [ASC Leiden abstract]