Faith in Objects Hardback

American Missionary Expositions in the Early Twentieth Century

by Erin L. Hasinoff;

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Faith in Objects

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In the early twentieth century, missionary expositions were a central event in the religious life of many Americans. They also converged with the research agenda of anthropology, which was then defined by museum work. This thoughtfully researched book brings the untold history of the World in Boston of 1911 to light. Extraordinary in terms of content, geographic scope, and attendance, "America's First Great Missionary Exposition" was conceived on the model of world's fairs, and grew out of an established tradition of missionary exhibitions. This compelling history reveals how the material culture of missions shaped domestic interactions with evangelism, Christianity, and the consumption of ethnological knowledge.

Faith in Objects by Erin L. Hasinoff was published by Palgrave Macmillan in November 2011. The ISBN for Faith in Objects is 9780230116726.

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Details for Faith in Objects

Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan (November 2011)
Number of Pages286
Thickness22 mm
Height224 mm
Width144 mm
Product Code4024531
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