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IMAGINED HINDUISM : British Protestant Missionary Constructions of Hinduism, 1793-1900
ODDIE, Geoffrey
ISBN 10: 0761934871
ISBN 13: 9780761934875

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Imagined Hinduism: British Protestant Missionary Constructions of Hinduism, 1793 - 1900.
Oddie, Geoffrey A.      
ISBN: 0761934871
Sage Publications New Delhi 2006    Paperback trade, very good condition, few black & white drawings, edges lightly marked, minor edgewear. 374 pp. Explores the emergence and subsequent refinement of the idea of Hinduism as it developed among British Protestant missionaries in the late 18th and 19th centuries. The author demonstrates how the missionaries construction of Hinduism grew out of their own roots in post-Enlightenment Europe, their Christian conception of religion, the colonial reality of India, and their need to 'know the enemy' in order to spread Christianity more effectively. 
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