David Brainerd | John Eliot | Judson, Adoniram | Livingstone, David | Moffat, Robert | Schwartz, Christian Friedrich

Missionary Crusaders by Claud Field

A collection of 18 short biographies of missionaries from around the world, presumably intended to inspire children. These include John Eliot, David Brainerd, Robert Moffat, David Livingstone, Christian Schwartz and Adoniram Judson. My thanks to Book Aid for providing a copy of this public domain title for digitisation. Claud Field [1863-1941], Missionary Crusaders. Stories of…

Africa | Albert Bushnell Lloyd | Arnot, Fred S. | Francois Coilard | James Hannington | Livingstone, David | Mackay, Alexander | Uganda

6 Missionary Heroes of Africa

There are numerous volumes in the “Missionary Heroes” series, consisting of short biographies written to inspire and challenge young people by their examples. The “heroes” covered in this volume are: Alexander Mackey James Hannington David Livingstone Francois Coillard Frederick Arnot Albert Bushnell Lloyd My thanks to Redcliffe College for providing a copy of this public…

Africa | Livingstone, David

Life and Explorations of David Livingstone

This anonymous biography was published the year after David Livingstone’s death. It was intended to provide a condensed account of his life for young people and those unfamiliar with the Newspaper accounts and those published by the National Geographic Society. My thanks to Redcliffe College for providing me with a copy of this book to…

Africa | Livingstone, David | Malawi | Mozambique | South Africa | Zambia

Livingstone and the Exploration of Central Africa

David Livingstone [1813-1873], pioneer medical missionary and explorer is probably the best known of Victorian missionaries. This biography is a “cheap edition” of a volume that originally appeared as part of a series about the world’s greatest explorers and was republished in this format to mark the centenary of Livingstone’s birth. My thanks to Redcliffe…