Includes bibliographical references (p. 325-331) and index.
This book "is a history, not a theology, of the Anglican Communion [up to the year 1960]. It is an account of the reform of the Church in the British Isles in the sixteenth century and how that reformed, episcopal Church spread overseas, through the colonization of parts of North America, Australia and New Zealand, and of how it was planted in Africa, Asia and elsewhere by missionaries."
Contents: Abbreviations -- Preface -- Introduction -- The Reformation in the British Isles -- The Church of England Overseas 1570-1780 -- The Origins of the Overseas Episcopate -- The Beginnings of an Anglican Communion 1840-1860 -- The 1860s and the First Lambeth Conference -- Mission and Empire -- The Unity of the Communion: Lambeth Conferences and the Formation of Provinces -- Conclusion -- Appendix: The Provinces and Dioceses of the Anglican Communion to 1960 -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.
Colophon: Typeset by Pioneer Associates, Perthshire, Scotland. Printed in Great Britain by Arrowsmiths Ltd, Bristol.