Historians have traditionally looked at Christian missionaries in one of two ways.
... or "ideological shock troops for colonial invasion whose zealotry blinded them."
... powers attempted...
Jan 18, 2012 ... attitudes of the British, the French, and the Portuguese, proceeds to discuss ....
often extremely racist and distorted descriptions of African societies that ... After
colonial rule was established, the missionaries and the colonial ..... them in
parliamentary government) would have suggested political and per-.
While considering themselves good British subjects, many missionaries and their
... that would subject African societies to settler-dominated colonial ... world out of
'mere humanity' just because Britons believed that only under their rule were ...
the reflex benefit of Britain's missionary role in the world returned to her...
Any supposed distinction between British “indirect rule” and French “association”
... European missionaries played a profoundly influential role in education, ... rule
—to conserve African social and cultural forms while slowly purging them of their
... to claim superior knowledge to be used for the benefit of a peasantry whose ...
He reached the Caribbean islands off what would later be called North and ...
They did not displace or kill indigenous societies; instead they made use of their
... Europeans believed that it was their duty to spread Christianity among ..... The
uprising did not upset British rule, but many lives were lost during this rebellion.
To a degree this allowed them either to justify or even to suppress what now
looks ... of the British in Uganda was not accompanied by the theft of African land
for ... felt about European rule in some African countries was not a feature in
Uganda. ... Mutesa asked him to arrange for Christian missionaries to come to
Such education, it was argued, would help reshape the African economy in favor
of ... of missionary education for Africa: While the school taught them one set of ...
organized, and productive Africans for the benefit of European imperialism. ....
Under the British indirect rule system, which, in principle, preserved the African ...
nineteenth century missionary enterprise and colonial occupation of Africa.
European missionaries .... Some societies accepted colonial rule, others resisted.
... Kalu also observed that the fact that British overpowered African resistance .....
commerce and civilization would work together for the over all benefit of the.
Sep 8, 2012 ... British colonial rule has often been praised for its comparatively benign ....
Catholic missionary societies, while the French opted for public schools financed
and con- ... sionary schools, while the British promoted them. ... response to the
preferences of African students (and their parents), who believed using.
At its height the British Empire alone consisted of over a quarter of the world's
land ... European powers beginning about 1807, African societies continued and,
in ... European colonial rule in Africa following the Berlin Conference also needs
to ...... governments believed that Western education would help China to