Table of contents for Empire and its encounters : Britain and the Xhosa peoples in Southern Africa, c. 1820-1860 / Richard Price.

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Preface: intentions and purposes;_1. Encounters in empire; 2. The making of missionary culture; 3. Observation, engagement and optimism; 4. Cultural encounters: the destabilization of missionary culture; 5. Missionaries encounter the Chiefs; 6. The closing of the missionary mind; 7. Creating colonial knowledge; 8. Meetings, ceremonies and display; 9. Empire as democracy; 10. Empire and liberalism; 11. The destruction of the Xhosa Chiefs; 12. The trials of the Chiefs; 13. Postscript: endings and beginnings.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Xhosa (African people) -- History -- 19th century.
Xhosa (African people) -- Colonization -- South Africa -- Cape of Good Hope.
Xhosa (African people) -- Missions.
British -- South Africa -- History -- 19th century.
Kaffraria -- History -- 19th century.
Cape of Good Hope (South Africa) -- History -- 1795-1872.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Africa -- History -- 19th century.
Imperialism -- History -- 19th century -- Case studies.