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Robert D. Woodberry. 2004. The Shadow of Empire: Christian Missions, Colonial Policy, and Democracy .  Ph.D. dissertation, Sociology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.  ( PDF)

Robert D. Woodberry and Timothy S. Shah. 2004. "Christianity and Democracy: The Pioneering Protestants." Journal of Democracy.  15(2): 47-61. ( PDF) Part of a series of articles on the relationship between different religious traditions and democracy.  The article discusses the mixed, but generally positive roll Protestantism and missionary activity has played in the development of conditions that foster stable democratization.

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