The East India Company And Religion, 1698-1858 by Penelope CarsonThe East India Company And Religion, 1698-1858 by Penelope Carson

The East India Company And Religion, 1698-1858

byPenelope Carson

Hardcover | September 20, 2012

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This wide-ranging book charts how the East India Company grappled with religious issues in its multi-faith empire, putting them into the context of pressures exerted both in Britain and on the subcontinent, from the Company's early mercantile beginnings to the bloody end of its rule in 1858. The story of how the Company dealt with the fact that it was a Christian Company, trying to be equitable to the different faiths it found in India, has resonances for Britain today as it attempts to accommodate the religions of all its peoples within the Christian heritage and structure of the state.
Title:The East India Company And Religion, 1698-1858Format:HardcoverDimensions:294 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.69 inPublished:September 20, 2012Publisher:Boydell & Brewer LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1843837323

ISBN - 13:9781843837329

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