Presbyterian missionary attitudes toward American Indians, 1837-1893 by Michael C. Coleman

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Published by University Press of Mississippi in Jackson .

Written in English

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  • United States,
  • West (U.S.)

Subjects:

  • Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. -- Missions -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Indians of North America -- Public opinion -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Choctaw Indians -- Public opinion -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Nez Percé Indians -- Public opinion -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Missionaries -- United States -- Attitudes -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Public opinion -- United States -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Choctaw Indians -- Missions -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Nez Percé Indians -- Missions -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Indians of North America -- Missions -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Presbyterian Church -- Missions -- United States -- History -- 19th century.

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Book details

StatementMichael C. Coleman.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE98.P99 C64 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 222 p. :
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3027064M
ISBN 10087805278X
LC Control Number85007496

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