Pedagogy for Religion: Missionary Education and the Fashioning of Hindus and Muslims in Bengal

Pedagogy for Religion: Missionary Education and the Fashioning of Hindus and Muslims in Bengal

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Offering a new approach to the study of religion and empire, this innovative book challenges a widespread myth of modernity-that Western rule has had a secularizing effect on the non-West-by looking closely at missionary schools in Bengal. Parna Sengupta examines the period from 1850 to the 1930s and finds that modern education effectively reinforced the place of religion in colonial India. Debates over the mundane aspects of schooling, rather than debates between… (more)

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Publisher: University of California Press (July 14, 2011)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 225 pages

File size: 1.3 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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