Preface. Introduction: Missionary Ancestors. Autobiography: 'An Honest Tale Speeds Best'; Providence and Culture in Samoa; Big Men and the Pioneer Mission to the Bismarck Archipelago; 'Murderous and Vile Cannibals'; Carpe Diem; Theology and Anthropology; Gifts, Curios and Souls. Conclusion: Brown Remembered and Forgotten. Endnotes. Bibliography.
Helen Bethea Gardner is a lecturer for the School of History, Heritage and Society in the Faculty of Arts at Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia.