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Christians and public life in colonial South India, 1863-1937 : contending with marginality / Chandra Mallampalli.

Author/Creator:
Mallampalli, Chandra, 1965, author.
Publication:
London ; New York : RoutledgeCurzon, 2004.
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 305 p.
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Subjects:
Christians -- India, South.
Caste -- India, South.
India, South -- Ethnic relations.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Contents:
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.
Notes:
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-295) and index.
ISBN:
0-203-39087-3
0-415-64663-4
1-134-35025-2
1-280-02560-3
OCLC:
437061217
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780203390870 doi