Light on Darkness? Missionary Photography of Africa in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries
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Light on Darkness? Missionary Photography of Africa in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries  -     By: T. Jack Thompson

Light on Darkness? Missionary Photography of Africa in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries

Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. / 2012 / Paperback

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* Discover the untold accounts of British missionaries in 19th-century Africa! Revisiting over 70 black-and-white photos long taken at face value, Thompson demonstrates that there's much more going on in these images than meets the eye. Here he carefully reassesses the stories of those in front of and behind the camera. 288 pages, softcover from Eerdmans.

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Title: Light on Darkness? Missionary Photography of Africa in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries
By: T. Jack Thompson
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 288
Vendor: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.
Publication Date: 2012
Dimensions: 9.25 X 6.25 (inches)
Weight: 16 ounces
ISBN: 0802865240
ISBN-13: 9780802865243
Series: Studies in the History of Christian Missions
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T. Jack Thompson (1943–2017) was a distinguished historian of Malawian and African Christianity. He served in many leadership roles at the University of Edinburgh's School of Divinity, including director of the Centre for the Study of Christianity in the Non-Western World from 2005 to 2008. His other books include Images of Africa and Christianity in Northern Malawi.

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