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The West Indies as seen by a Christian statesman

by William Oxley Thompson

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Published by Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., Board of National Missions in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Economic conditions,
  • Missions

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWilliam Oxley Thompson
    The Physical Object
    Pagination12 p. ;
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26427483M
    OCLC/WorldCa55651270

    The West Indies: Their Social and Religious Condition. London: Jackson, Walford and Hodder, Primary. Underhill, Edward Bean. Christian Missions in the East and West In Connection with the Baptist Missionary Society, London: Yates & Alexander, Underhill, Edward Bean and J. T. Brown. Emancipation in the West Indies Two. Southeastern Tour Book, Including The West Indies, Volume III by American Automobile Association St. Croix under seven flags; being a "Cruzan" cavalcade of the island of St. Croix in the Virgens: a history of many sorts of famous men, infamous events, pirates and planters, West Indian folk and their lore.

    The former slave accepted, and his message stirred in the Moravians a deep commitment to go wherever God would send them. A year later, after much prayer and preparation, two Moravians were chosen and sent as the first missionaries to the West Indies. Into All the World. In August , the two "brethren" left for St. Thomas. Shop our Western Fiction & find many stories set in the American Old West frontier often involving cowboys, lawmen & outlaws. Hear about sales, receive special offers & more. Barbour Books / / ePub. $ Retail: $ Save 41% ($) eBOOK.

      The West Indies, stretching from Grand Bahama in the north to Grenada in the south, is home to more than bird species. Birds of the West Indies is the complete guide for identifying all of the diverse birds in these island territories. The guide's 80 vivid color plates are accompanied by succinct text focusing on key field-identification characteristics, and distribution maps for all Brand: Princeton University Press. This book examines dissent over the question of empire in Britain and shows how it was influenced by rebellions and resistance in the colonies from the West Indies and East Africa to Egypt and India. It also shows how a pivotal role in fomenting dissent was played by anticolonial campaigners based in London, at the heart of the empire.


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