Positioning the Missionary: John Booth Good and the Confluence of Cultures in Nineteenth-Century British Columbia

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Notes

Introduction
1
"Letter from the Rev. W.B. Crickmer, 1860-1", BCA, E/B/C873.
2
Robin, "Beyond the Bounds of the West", is the only extant biography, But see also Peake, "John Booth Good in British Columbia".
3
See especially Fisher, Contact and Conflict, chapter 6.
4
Pagden, Lords of All the World, 12, 11.
5
Merivale, Lectures on colonization and colonies, 285.
6
Viswanathan, Masks of Conquest.
7
See especially Hanna and Henry, eds., Our Tellings.
8
Carey, "The Church of England and the Colour Question", 63.
9
See Christophers, "Time, Space, and the People of God", 10-25.

Chapter 1: Beginnings
1
Though Good arrived in Yale in mid-May, he was not appointed resident clergyman for the town until a month later. British Columbia Tribune, 21 May, 18 June 1866.
2
Mission Life 3, 1 ( 1872): 97.
3
Columbia Mission Report 9 ( 1867): 62.
5
Good to the Secretary, SPG, RQE 31 December 1867, USPG, E Series, vol. 23, 1867-8. Many Anglicans invoked Paul thus. The CMS deemed Paul's summons to Macedonia 'the cry of Europe for the Gospel' and observed that the nineteenth century had reversed this geography--'for now it is Europe that has the Gospel, and Asia that asks for it.' Church Missionary Intelligencer 1, 4 ( 1849): 75.
6
Columbia Mission Report 9 ( 1867): 67.
7
See, respectively, George Hills to W.T. Bullock, 18 October 1867, USPG, CAR Series, vol. 149, 1859-91; Mission Life 3, 1 ( 1872): 95-7.
8
Described by Carter, The Road to Botany Bay, 80, as 'a convenient device to gloss events that cause-and-effect explanations seemed unable to plumb.'
9
For an excellent example, see "The voice of him that crieth in the wilderness", 4-5.
10
Columbia Mission Report 9 ( 1867): 64.
11
Ibid., 74; 'who am I,' he wrote, 'that I should fight against God?'
12
John B. Good, "The utmost bounds of the West. Pioneer jottings of forty years missionary reminiscences of the Out West Pacific Coast. A.D. 1861-A.D. 1900", VST, PSA 52/9, 70. (Original copy in BCA; page references as per VST transcript.)
13
Rushdie, "In God we trust", in Imaginary Homelands, 378.
14
Some authors argue that Western historicism of any kind (whether its source is the Bible or Hegel) is colonialist, for 'others' are arrogated to a history with European parameters. For an excellent discussion of such matters, see Young, White Mythologies, especially chapter 1.

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  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Figures viii
  • Acknowledgments ix
  • Introduction xi
  • Abbreviations xxiii
  • 1 - Beginnings 3
  • 2 - Redemption 19
  • 3 - Reproduction 41
  • 4 - Space 67
  • 5 - Conversion 92
  • 6 - Morals 119
  • 7 - Dissolution 137
  • Notes 153
  • Bibliography 182
  • Index 193
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