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The Jesuit mission to New France : a new interpretation in the light of the earlier Jesuit experience in Japan
AuthorAbé, Takao
Pub. LocationLeiden ; BostonPublisherBrill
Date2011Phys. Desc.pdf. [vii, 234 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm]
LocationDigital ArchivesCall NumberF1030.7.A34 2011d
The Jesuit mission to New France : a new interpretation in the light of the earlier Jesuit experience in Japan / by Takao Abé.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-219) and index.

Introduction : Iberian and French Jesuits from an international perspective -- Review of literature on the Jesuit missions to Japan and New France -- Interpreting non-Christian cultures: Jesuit biases -- Preaching, winning converts and educating them: evolving multifaceted strategies -- Organising a mission for a Christian community: missionary réductions reconsidered -- Accepting and comprehending Christianity: non-European practice of the religion -- Conclusion: the French Jesuit mission revisited.

Summary: A new interpretation of the Jesuit mission to New France is here proposed by using, for comparison and contrast, the earlier Jesuit experience in Japan. In order to present revisionist perspectives of the Jesuit missions based on a broader international framework beyond North America, the existing historical paradigms of the Jesuit missionary activity to Amerindians based on the limited regional history of New France are re-examined.

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Subject(s)Jesuits--Missions--New France
Jesuits--Missions--Japan
Jesuits--Missions--New France--Historiography
Canada--History--To 1763 (New France)
Indians of North America--Missions--History--17th century
Canada--History--To 1763 (New France)--Historiography
Indians of North America--Missions--Historiography
SeriesStudies in the history of Christian traditions ; v. 151
Rec. TypeDigital Book (PDF)LanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #19856
ISBN9789004192850 ; 9004192859LCCN2010041728OCLC670238199