Introduction PART I. LEGAL CONSTRUCTIONS OF RELIGIOUS IDENTITY Rights of converts within British and Princely India, 1870-1895 Inheritance law and the 'native Christian' community, 1863-1917 Marital law and constructions of Hindu and Christian identity (1870-1920) PART II. CONCEIVING A POLITICAL COMMUNITY The spiritual vs. the political : global religion and Indian politics, 1917-1933 The protestant disavowal of Christian communalism, 1910-1933 The indigenization of Catholic action, 1921-1937 PART III. CASTE AND COMMUNAL IDENTITY Religion, caste and political rhetoric, 1925-1937 At the margins of marginality : Dalit Christians, 1917-1937 Conclusion.
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-295) and index.