History, Culture, and Globalization Kevin A. Yelvington In the present age of globalization, it is often forgotten that these world-encompassing processes were initiated with European expansion into the Caribbean beginning more than five hundred years ago. We now see the proliferation of overseas factories enabling owners, producers, and consumers of products to be in widely distant locales. It seems to us that in the search for profits, commercial activity has recently spread to every corner of the earth.
Artist and Apostle by Arthur P. Alfred Robert Tucker was Bishop of Uganda from to One account of his episcopate notes: The number of worshipers rose from 25, in to 52, inand the number of churches from to 1, during the same years. This book gives a detailed look at the history of the educational, medical and religious work of the American Order of the Holy Cross in Liberia.
This fascinating book about the second Bishop of Nassau is now available online. Venables was a close associate of several Tractarian leaders. This rare biography includes a wealth of anecdotes about the bishop as well as an important look at Anglican life in the West Indies in the late nineteenth century.
The Apostle of the Indians of Guiana: A Memoir of the Life and Labours of the Rev. Brett by the Rev.
He translated the New Testament and Prayer Book into several indigenous languages during his long tenure on the northeast coast of South America. Three interesting engravings are included in the digital version available at the address above. British Settlers in Argentina: Studies in 19th and 20th Century Emigration This website provides a wealth of information about English and Welsh emigration to Argentina, including Anglican baptismal, confirmation and marriage records and photographs of Anglican churches.
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Michael, Barbados by Edward Eliot, B. Eliot delivered these lectures on the duties of the Church of England and its ministers in light of slavery in the West Indies. His lectures insist on the right of priests to visit slaves on plantations, and he protests against the practice of forcing slaves to work on Sunday.
Eliot also advocates literacy, religious instruction and the encouragement of marriage among the slave population.
Slavery was abolished in Barbados in This pamphlet by J. This book provides a chronicle of the first fifty years of Anglican missionary work throughout South America, focusing on missionaries to indigenous peoples in Brazil, Paraguay, Chile and Argentina.Here’s a wealth of information about GARDEN HISTORY and HEIRLOOMS from our email Gazette and past catalogs, starting with the most recently published.
For other topics, please see our main Newsletter Archives page. Notably, the Panama Canal was built despite the huge challenges-difficulties posed.
US also drew international attention through leading innovators like Edison, Bell . “The Innovator’s Dilemma” consists of a set of handpicked case studies, beginning with the disk-drive industry, which was the subject of Christensen’s doctoral thesis, in The Age of Imperialism: An online History.
This history unit covers United States expansionism around the turn of the century, with many links to related sites. From Henry VIII to Winston Churchill, find out about Britain's history with BBC programmes, timelines and games.
In July , the Nicaraguan government proposed a new canal, “three times as long and almost twice as deep as its rival in Panama,” that would “require the removal of more than billion cubic meters of earth” — unbelievably, more than twenty times the volume excavated in .