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Unaffected by the Gospel : Osage resistance to the Christian invasion (1673-1906) : a cultural victory

Author: Willard H Rollings
Publisher: Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, ©2004.
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The Osage were fierce warriors who seized control of most of Missouri and Arkansas. Earlier scholars claimed that while the Protestant missionaries failed in their efforts to convert the Osage, the  Read more...

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Rollings, Willard H.
Unaffected by the Gospel.
Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, c2004
(OCoLC)636227176
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Willard H Rollings
ISBN: 0826335578 9780826335579 0826335586 9780826335586
OCLC Number: 55495091
Description: xi, 243 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: The Osage : unaffected by the Gospel --
Osage hegemony on the prairie-plains --
The Protestants prepare for the Osage --
The Protestants arrive, 1821 --
Peaceful resistance and the co-option of the Protestants, 1821-1839 --
Spiritual victories, secular compromises, 1838-1859 --
The Catholics return, 1820-1870 --
Resisting the Catholics --
Ga-ni-tha, "move to a new country" --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Willard Hughes Rollings.

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"This is more than a study on how the Osage Indians resisted efforts to "civilize" them through Christianity. It is also an explanation of how and why they adopted a policy of nonviolent resitence. . Read more...

 
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