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Was Hinduism invented : Britons, Indians, and the colonial construction of religion

Author: Brian K Pennington
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Drawing on a body of literature, including documents from the Church Missionary Society and Bengali newspapers, this book offers a portrait of the process by which Hinduism came into being. It argues  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian K Pennington
ISBN: 0195166558 9780195166552
OCLC Number: 60961055
Description: vi, 249 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, portraits ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Brian K. Pennington.

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Pennington gives us an insightful, creative, judicious, critical, and honest book that goes a long way to restoring some balance into the discussion about colonialism and Hinduism. I cannot recommend Read more...

 
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