The making of a modern temple and a Hindu city: Kālīghāṭ and Kolkata

"Middle-class Hindus have worked to modernize Kālīghāṭ - the most famous Hindu temple in Kolkata - over the past long century. Rather than being rejected with the onslaught of European modernity, the temple became a facet through which Hindus could produce and publicize their modernity, as well...

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Main Author: Moodie, Deonnie 1981-
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: New York, NY Oxford University Press 2019
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Tempel Kalkutta-Kalighat / Middle class / Religious life
B Tempel Kalkutta-Kalighat / Britisch-Indien / Neo-Hinduism
Further subjects:B Kālīghāṭa (Temple : Kolkata, India) Kālīghāṭa (Temple : Kolkata, India)
B Middle class Religious life India Kolkata
B Hindu temples
B Hindu temples India Kolkata
B Middle class Religious life
B Kolkata (India) Religious life and customs India Kolkata
Parallel Edition:Erscheint auch als: Moodie, Deonnie, 1981- author: Making of a modern temple and a Hindu city. - New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2018]
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Summary:"Middle-class Hindus have worked to modernize Kālīghāṭ - the most famous Hindu temple in Kolkata - over the past long century. Rather than being rejected with the onslaught of European modernity, the temple became a facet through which Hindus could produce and publicize their modernity, as well as their cities' and their nation's"--
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN:0190885262