Missions and Missionaries Around the World, 1611 - 1922 tells the stories of various Christian missions and missionaries throughout the world. It features foreign missions to over 50 countries and domestic missions within North America and Europe, with focus given to the 19th and early 20th centuries. 

With the ATLA Historical Monographs Collection (11 Series), religion and theology scholars can focus their research on the era and topics that most closely fit their fields of study. Eleven thematic series provide researchers with specialized content spanning from the 13th century through 1922.

Researchers can view all of the typography, graphics, and drawings as they were originally presented, which provides context and perspective to religion in American and world history.

Database Details

Total Number of Titles

More than 2,000 monographs

Coverage Areas

Features missionary outreach to countries including India, China, Guyana, Tahiti, and the Marquesas Islands. Prominent authors include Morris Officer, Robert E. Speer, and Adrien Launay. Many Christian traditions are featured in the collection, including the Catholic Church, Presbyterian Church (USA), Lutheran Church, and Orthodox Church.

Broad subject coverage includes: foreign missions to over 50 countries, domestic missions within North America and Europe, American Board of Commissioners of Foreign Missions, China Inland Mission

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