The Making of Indian Secularism: Empire, Law and Christianity, 1830-1960

Hardcover | March 15, 2011

byNandini Chatterjee

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This book examines religion in India under British rule and the immediate postcolonial years, from an unusual angle, placing Indian Christians at the centre of the story. It addresses legal developments regarding religion and its practice during British imperial rule in India, and the political emergence of Indian Christians as a community in this context.

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This book examines religion in India under British rule and the immediate postcolonial years, from an unusual angle, placing Indian Christians at the centre of the story. It addresses legal developments regarding religion and its practice during British imperial rule in India, and the political emergence of Indian Christians as a commu...

NANDINI CHATTERJEE  is Postdoctoral research fellow in History at King's College London, UK.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:320 pages, 6.12 × 8.91 × 1.1 inPublished:March 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230220053

ISBN - 13:9780230220058

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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Abbreviations
Glossary
Introduction
Religion and Public Education: the Politics of Secularizing Knowledge
Regulating Trust: Law and Policy of Religious Endowments in India
Universality in Difference: the Emergence of Christian Personal Law in Colonial India
Creating a Public Presence: the Missionary College of St. Stephens, Delhi
Education for uplift: Christian Agricultural Colleges in India
Authority and Conflict in the Indian Church
Rethinking Christianity in India: Shaping the Religion in which they Believed
Representing Christians: community interests vs. Christian Citizenship
Conclusion The crime of Conversion and other Historical Curiosities
Appendix: Christians per 10,000 of Population in India, 1881-1941
Bibliography