Review of Thorne’s “The Conversion of Englishmen and the Conversion of the World Inseparable”

[for HIST 518: Colonialism, WNMU, 8 May 2017] I’ve chosen to review Susan Thorne’s essay, “’The Conversion of Englishmen and the Conversion of the World Inseparable’: Missionary Imperialism and the Language of Class in Early Industrial Britain” (1997). This essay addresses the complex question of how racism, classism, colonialism, and evangelism interacted in imperial Britain. Thorne … Continue reading Review of Thorne’s “The Conversion of Englishmen and the Conversion of the World Inseparable”