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Author Ramsay, Jacob

Title Mandarins and martyrs : the church and the Nguyen dynasty in early nineteenth-century Vietnam / Jacob Ramsay
Published Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (x, 212 pages) : maps
Contents Restoration and the mission -- The rise of Nguyễn anti-Catholicism -- Persecution -- Mission revival -- Priests and Mandarins -- Invasion
Summary Examines the rise of anti-Catholic hostility in early 19th-century Vietnam under the Nguyen dynasty. Focusing on - but not limited to - the Cochinchina region, this study explores grassroots experiences of the religion and the conflict between the Nguyen court and missionaries of the Missions Etrangeres de Paris
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-208) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Catholic Church -- Missions -- Vietnam -- History -- 19th century
Catholic Church.
Anti-Catholicism -- Vietnam -- History -- 19th century
Missions, French -- Vietnam -- History -- 19th century
Persecution -- Vietnam -- History -- 19th century
HISTORY / Asia / Southeast Asia
Missions, French.
Nguyễn Dynasty (Vietnam)
Vietnam -- History -- Nguyễn dynasty, 1802-1945
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author UPSO eCollections (University Press Scholarship Online). History (SSO) Jun 2013
ISBN 0804779546