Protestant Missionaries, Asian Immigrants, and Ideologies of Race in America, 1850–1924 - Jennifer Snow

Protestant Missionaries, Asian Immigrants, and Ideologies of Race in America, 1850–1924

By Jennifer Snow

  • Release Date: 2006-12-15
  • Genre: Geschichte

Description

This book examines how in defending Asian rights and their own version of Christian idealism against scientific racism, missionaries developed a complex theology of race that prefigured modern ideologies of multiculturalism and reached its final, belated culmination in the liberal Protestant support of the civil rights movements in the 1960s