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The Heathen School: A Story of Hope and Betrayal in the Age of the Early Republic

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"The astonishing story of a unique missionary project--and the America it embodied--from award-winning historian John Demos. Near the start of the nineteenth century, as the newly established United States looked outward toward the wider world, a group of eminent Protestant ministers formed a grand scheme for gathering the rest of mankind into the redemptive fold of Christianity and 'civilization.' Its core element was a special school for 'heathen youth' drawn from all parts of the earth, including the Pacific Islands, ...

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The Heathen School: A Story of Hope and Betrayal in the Age of the Early Republic
2014, Alfred A. Knopf, New York

ISBN-13: 9780679455103

Hardcover

The Heathen School: A Story of Hope and Betrayal in the Age of the Early Republic
2014, Vintage

ISBN-13: 9780679781127

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The Heathen School: A Story of Hope and Betrayal in the Age of the Early Republic
2014, Blackstone Audiobooks

ISBN-13: 9781483002651

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The Heathen School: A Story of Hope and Betrayal in the Age of the Early Republic
2014, Blackstone Audiobooks

ISBN-13: 9781483002668

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