The Resource Imagined Hinduism : British Protestant missionary constructions of Hinduism, 1793-1900, Geoffrey A. Oddie

Imagined Hinduism : British Protestant missionary constructions of Hinduism, 1793-1900, Geoffrey A. Oddie

Label
Imagined Hinduism : British Protestant missionary constructions of Hinduism, 1793-1900
Title
Imagined Hinduism
Title remainder
British Protestant missionary constructions of Hinduism, 1793-1900
Statement of responsibility
Geoffrey A. Oddie
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This important book explores the emergence and subsequent refinement of the idea of Hinduism as it developed among British Protestant missionaries in the late eighteenth and nineteenth 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. Drawing upon missionary writings, Geoffrey Oddie shows how the early view of Hinduism as pagan or heathen settled into
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
294.507/041
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BV2420
LC item number
.O33 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Imagined Hinduism : British Protestant missionary constructions of Hinduism, 1793-1900, Geoffrey A. Oddie
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 350-364) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Hinduism in missionary educaiton and training
  • 5.
  • emergence of a dominant paradigm
  • William Carey : a pioneer's journey of exploration
  • William Ward's History
  • 6.
  • guardians -- consolidating the paradigm : Duff, Mundy and others
  • 7.
  • Hinduism in missionary society periodical literature
  • 8.
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • changing context : some general developments affecting missionary perceptions of Hinduism, 1850-1900
  • 9.
  • Critics and commentators on the dominant view, 1850-1900
  • 10.
  • Empathy or otherness? : changing evaluations of Hinduism in the nineteenth century
  • 1.
  • Hinduism in travel and missionary accounts, 1600-1800
  • 2.
  • Hinduism as represented by Protestant friends of mission in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries
  • 3.
  • Orientalist models and missionary scholarship
  • 4.
Control code
ocn775460298
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (374 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283422161
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b27325489
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)775460298
  • ebsco1283422166
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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