Citizens of a Christian Nation: Evangelical Missions and the Problem of Race in the Nineteenth Century
248 pages | 6 x 9
Cloth 2010 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4218-8 | $39.95 | £26.00
Paper 2012 | ISBN 978-0-8122-2206-7 | $24.95 | £16.50
A volume in the Politics and Culture in Modern America series
"Focusing on freedpeople in and around Raleigh, North Carolina and Chinese immigrants in Portland, Oregon, Chang's comparative research and theoretical reflections shed fresh light on the subject of post-war religious reconstruction."–Journal of American History
Derek Chang chronicles the American Baptist Home Mission Society's efforts to evangelize among African Americans in the South and Chinese migrants on the Pacific Coast during the late-nineteenth century. He brings together for the first time African American and Chinese American religious histories in an innovative comparative approach. Read more . . .