The Catholic historical review: One hundred years of scholarship on Catholic missions in the early modern world

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The author analyzes the 125 articles published in The Catholic Historical Review between 1915 and the centennial. The first part contextualizes the individual contributions against landmark scholarship in the field of Catholic missions to colonial Latin America and Ming China. The second part presents statistical analyses of the articles by subfields and decades, showing the preponderance of publications in Latin America (48 percent), North America (30 percent), and Asia (12 percent). It concludes with a succinct comparison of the profile of this journal in the field of missions history against other scholarly venues.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)223-241
Number of pages19
JournalCatholic Historical Review
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 1 2015


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