The making of Indian secularism: empire, law and Christianity, 1830 - 1960

"This book examines religion in India under British rule and the immediate postcolonial years, from an unusual angle, placing Indian Christians at the centre of the story. It addresses legal developments regarding religion and its practice during British imperial rule in India, and the politica...

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Main Author: Chatterjee, Nandini 1960-
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Basingstoke [u.a.] Palgrave Macmillan c2011
Edition:1. Aufl.
Series/Journal:Cambridge imperial and post-colonial studies series
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B India / Religion / Christianity / Secularization / History 1830-1960
Further subjects:B Education, Higher India
B Minorities Legal status, laws, etc India
B Religion and state India History 19th century
B Christians India History 19th century
B Religious Education India
B India Religion 20th century
B India Religion 19th century
B Thesis
B Secularism India History 20th century
B Secularism India History 19th century
B Christians India History 20th century
B Religion and state India History 20th century
B Minorities India Political aspects
B Religion and state India
B India History British occupation, 1765-1947
B Christians India
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Summary:"This book examines religion in India under British rule and the immediate postcolonial years, from an unusual angle, placing Indian Christians at the centre of the story. It addresses legal developments regarding religion and its practice during British imperial rule in India, and the political emergence of Indian Christians as a community in this context"--
Machine generated contents note: -- List of Illustrations -- Abbreviations -- Glossary -- Introduction -- Religion and Public Education: the Politics of Secularizing Knowledge -- Regulating Trust: Law and Policy of Religious Endowments in India -- Universality in Difference: the Emergence of Christian Personal Law in Colonial India -- Creating a Public Presence: the Missionary College of St. Stephens, Delhi -- Education for uplift: Christian Agricultural Colleges in India -- Authority and Conflict in the Indian Church -- Rethinking Christianity in India: Shaping the Religion in which they Believed -- Representing Christians: community interests vs. Christian Citizenship -- Conclusion The crime of Conversion and other Historical Curiosities -- Appendix: Christians per 10,000 of Population in India, 1881-1941 -- Bibliography
Item Description:Formerly CIP Uk. - Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN:0230220053