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The life of William Carey : shoe-maker and missionary

Author: George Smith
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Series: Cambridge library collection.
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George Smith's Life of William Carey (1885) offers a vivid account of the life and work of one of the nineteenth century's greatest pioneers of Protestant mission. The biography is based on Carey's  Read more...


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Named Person: William Carey; William Carey
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Smith
ISBN: 9781108029186 1108029183
OCLC Number: 794941398
Notes: Includes index.
Reproduction Notes: This digitally printed version reproduces the text of the original edition (London : John Murray, 1885).
Description: xiii, 463 pages : illustrations ; 2 2 cm.
Contents: Preface; 1. Carey's College; 2. The birth of England's foreign missions; 3. India as Carey found it; 4. Six years in North Bengal - missionary and indigo planter; 5. The new crusade - Serampore and the Brotherhood; 6. The first native converts and Christian schools; 7. Calcutta and the mission centres from Delhi to Amboyna; 8. Carey's family and friends; 9. Professor of Sanskrit, Bengali, and Marathi; 10. The Wiclif of the east - Bible translation; 11. What Carey did for literature and for humanity; 12. What Carey did for science - founder of the Agricultural and Horticultural Society of India; 13. Carey's immediate influence in Great Britain and America; 14. Carey as an educator - the first Christian college in the east; 15. Carey's last days; Appendix; Index.
Series Title: Cambridge library collection.
Responsibility: by George Smith.


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