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From the East; The History of the Latter-Day Saints in Asia, 1851-1996

By: Britsch, R. Lanier

Price: $8.00  $7.20

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Deseret Book Co: 1998

Seller ID: 58614

Condition: Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket


Cover has some light edge and corner wear. ; Twenty-five years in the making, From the East surveys the history the Church in Asia from its courageous beginnings in India and South Asia in the 1850s to its exciting expansion in Asia in the mid 1990s. An expert in Asian studies, Lanier Britsch shows the progress of the Church in Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Korea, Japan, and other Oriental lands. Brother Britsch looks at such aspects as early missionary... View more info

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Early Mormon Missionary Activities in Japan, 1901-1924

By: Neilson, Reid L

Price: $29.95  $26.96

Publisher: University of Utah Press: 2010

Seller ID: 49974

Condition: New


Brand new softcover book! ; In 1901 the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sent its first missionaries to Japan. Just over 20 years later, the Church temporarily retreated from evangelizing in Asia. In Early Mormon Activities in Japan, 1901-1924, author Reid L. Neilson sheds light on why those first representatives were sent to Japan, how they functioned as “strangers in a strange land, ” and what led to the church’s brief withdrawal from Japan and the r... View more info

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The Trek East, Mormonism Meets Japan, 1901-1968

By: Takagi, Shinji

Price: $39.95  $35.96

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Greg Kofford Books: 2016

Seller ID: 58385

Condition: New


Brand new softcover book! ; The Trek East represents Mormonism’s ongoing search for a haven in Japan that began at the turn of the twentieth century. This effort to evangelize and grow in Japan occurred with the backdrop of three forces of history that had emerged in the previous century. First, with the aspirations of Manifest Destiny achieved in conquering the western frontier, the United States was becoming a Pacific military and economic power. Second, Jap... View more info