Emotions in early mission encounters in colonial Greenland and Australia

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Emotions in early mission encounters in colonial Greenland and Australia. / McLisky, Claire Louise.

Emotions and Christian mission: Historical perspectives. ed. / Claire McLisky; Daniel Midena; Karen Vallgårda. London : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. p. 151-178.

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Harvard

McLisky, CL 2015, Emotions in early mission encounters in colonial Greenland and Australia. in C McLisky, D Midena & K Vallgårda (eds), Emotions and Christian mission: Historical perspectives. Palgrave Macmillan, London, pp. 151-178.

APA

McLisky, C. L. (2015). Emotions in early mission encounters in colonial Greenland and Australia. In C. McLisky, D. Midena, & K. Vallgårda (Eds.), Emotions and Christian mission: Historical perspectives (pp. 151-178). London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Vancouver

McLisky CL. Emotions in early mission encounters in colonial Greenland and Australia. In McLisky C, Midena D, Vallgårda K, editors, Emotions and Christian mission: Historical perspectives. London: Palgrave Macmillan. 2015. p. 151-178

Author

McLisky, Claire Louise. / Emotions in early mission encounters in colonial Greenland and Australia. Emotions and Christian mission: Historical perspectives. editor / Claire McLisky ; Daniel Midena ; Karen Vallgårda. London : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. pp. 151-178

Bibtex

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