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The great, pre-Civil War attempt of Protestant missionaries to Christianize Native Americans is found by Robert F. Berkofer, Jr. to be a significant point of contact with enduring lessons for American thought. The irony displayed by this relationship, he says, did not really lie in the disparity between Anglo-Saxon ideals and the actual treatment of first peoples but in the failure of all, including the missions, to see that both sides had ultimately behaved according to their cultural values. Using the records of missions to sixteen tribes in various regions of the United States, Berkofer has.
Robert f. berkhofer EVEN the briefest outline of Protestant missionary activity during the years 1787-1862 reveals enormous changes in numbers of workers, scope of operation, an. .
Published by: University Press of Kentucky. Books upon any phase of American Indian history usually contain, explicitly or implicitly, a denunciation of American policy and express sympathy for the maltreated aborigine whose culture, if not life, was destroyed. Modern scholars find a delicious irony in the disparity between classic American ideals and the actual treatment of the first Americans. EVEN the briefest outline of Protestant missionary activity during the years 1787-1862 reveals enormous changes in numbers of workers, scope of operation, and fields of labor.
Salvation and the Savage: An Analysis of Protestant Missions and American Indian Response, 1787-1862 by Robert F. Berkhofer, Jr. Indiana Magazine of History.
Salvation and the Savage: An Analysis of Protestant Missions and American Indian Response, 1787–1862. A Behavioral Approach to Historical Analysis. The White Man’s Indian: Images of the American Indian from Columbus to the Present. Where this book is distributed in the UK, Europe and the rest of the world, this is by Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited, registered in England, company number 785998, of Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG21 6XS. Palgrave Macmillan is the global academic imprint of the above companies and has companies and representatives throughout the world.
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Bibliographical essay on missionary work among Indians concludes volume. Berkhofer (1) Philadelphia Yearly Meeting records (1) Robert F. Jr. Salvation and the Savage: an Analysis of Protestant Missions and American Indian Response 1787-1862. University of Kentucky Press (1) Scattered references to missionary attempts to "civilize" the Senecas and Tuscaroras. Based on Joseph Elkinton's diary (1). refresh.