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Description - A Memoir of the Rev. Henry Watson Fox, B.A. of Wadham College, Oxford by George Townshend Fox

George Fox (1810-1886) compiled this memoir of his younger brother to inspire Rugby schoolboys to emulate this devout alumnus and become missionaries themselves. It was first published in 1850; the 1880 edition reissued here was the sixth printing and included a new preface and appendix recounting the successful establishment of the Rugby Fox Mastership at Masulipatam, India, where Fox had preached among the Telugu people of the British Madras Presidency. Containing an impressive quantity of personal letters and excerpts from his journal, the book provides insights into Fox's spiritual development and religious trials in the first half of the nineteenth-century. It includes unsympathetic accounts of the Telugu and India in general, but also recounts Fox's missionary strategies and goals, often reporting specific conversations or incidents. This content provides useful source material for scholars studying the British mission to India, the British empire, or nineteenth-century personal devotion.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781108008372
ISBN-10: 1108008372
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 16mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge Library Collection
Publish Date: 25-Feb-2010
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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