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Missionary Education and Empire in Late Colonial India, 1860-1920

ISBN 9781138663503
Published January 20, 2016 by Routledge
288 Pages

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Book Description

Contributes simultaneously to both British imperial and Indian history. This work demonstrates that missionary understandings and interactions with India, rather than being party to imperial ideologies, often diverged from metropolitan and imperial norms.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Chapter 1 Knowledge, Religion and Education in Early Modern India; Chapter 2 British Fears and Indian Society in the Emergence of North Indian Education, c. 1860–1920; Chapter 3 Between East and West: Orientalism, Representations of and Engagements with India; Chapter 4 The Failures of Education and its Sociological Bearings; Chapter 5 Religious Interaction, the Curriculum and Indian Contestations of Late Colonial Knowledge; Chapter 6 Maintaining Missionary Influence: Nationalism, Politics and the Raj c. 1870–1920; conclusion Conclusion;

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Hayden J. A. Bellenoit