The Resource Samuel Johnson of Yorubaland, 1846-1901 : identity, change and the making of the mission agent, Kehinde Olabimtan

Samuel Johnson of Yorubaland, 1846-1901 : identity, change and the making of the mission agent, Kehinde Olabimtan

Label
Samuel Johnson of Yorubaland, 1846-1901 : identity, change and the making of the mission agent
Title
Samuel Johnson of Yorubaland, 1846-1901
Title remainder
identity, change and the making of the mission agent
Statement of responsibility
Kehinde Olabimtan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This study aims to understand how the nineteenth-century African agent of mission appropriated change without losing cultural integrity. Drawing essentially from the contexts that produced the man, from Sierra Leone to the Yoruba country, the study shows Samuel Johnson as embodying the opportunities and ambivalence that progressively accompanied Yoruba contact with Britain in the people's war-weary century of change. Largely influenced by German missionaries in the British mission environment of Yorubaland, Johnson had confidence in the bright prospect the missionary message held for his peopl
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
276
Index
index present
LC call number
BR1360
LC item number
.O43 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Africa in development,
Series volume
v. 12
Label
Samuel Johnson of Yorubaland, 1846-1901 : identity, change and the making of the mission agent, Kehinde Olabimtan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; Figures; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Chapter 1 Looking Back; Chapter 2 An Unpromising Beginning; Chapter 3 Reorientation; Chapter 4 Back to Base; Chapter 5 Encountering Other Faiths; Chapter 6 Homecoming; Chapter 7 Redeeming the Land; Chapter 8 Racing against Time; Chapter 9 Change and Decay; Chapter 10 The Making of the Mission Agent; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn857080232
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 347 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783034308090
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b29045083
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)857080232
  • pebcs3034308094

Library Locations

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