Furthermore missionaries often provided some of the staunchest advocacy for empire in britain in his monograph welsh missionaries and british imperialism the empire of the clouds in north east india andrew j may states that missionaries should no longer be viewed simply as cultural terrorists or colonialisms trojan horse p . Andrew j mays welsh missionaries and british imperialism succeeds in terms of originality of topic excellent methodology readability of text and richness of sources researchers and university students of every level will be able to use this monograph to develop a thorough idea of missionary history and colonial experience. Get this from a library welsh missionaries and british imperialism the empire of clouds in north east india andrew j may associate professor of history in 1841 the welsh calvinistic methodist foreign missionary society sent its first missionary to evangelise amongst the tribal peoples of the khasi hills of north east india as a history of the . In 1841 the welsh sent their first missionary thomas jones to evangelise the tribal peoples of the khasi hills of north east india this book follows jones from rural wales to cherrapunji the wettest place on earth and now one of the most christianised parts of india. Welsh missionaries and british imperialism the empire of clouds in north east india andrew j may published by manchester university press studies in imperialism mup now available in paperback a unique study of the welsh role in empire the book signals an exciting new scholarly interest in a four nations approach to british imperial history
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