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Shamans, Lamas, and Evangelicals: the English Missionaries in Siberia, by C.R. Bawden
This is an account of Stallybrass and Swan, two protestant missionaries who spent the 1820s and 1830s trying to evangelise the Buryat Mongols of eastern Siberia. It is a dismal tale, very capably told, of dogged heroism ground down to nothing by misfortune, apathy and oriental politics. The diligence of the missionaries was stupendous. They... Read More
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