The Resource Pedagogy for religion : missionary education and the fashioning of Hindus and Muslims in Bengal, Parna Sengupta

Pedagogy for religion : missionary education and the fashioning of Hindus and Muslims in Bengal, Parna Sengupta

Label
Pedagogy for religion : missionary education and the fashioning of Hindus and Muslims in Bengal
Title
Pedagogy for religion
Title remainder
missionary education and the fashioning of Hindus and Muslims in Bengal
Statement of responsibility
Parna Sengupta
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Offering a new approach to the study of religion and empire, this innovative book challenges a widespread myth of modernity-that Western rule has had a secularizing effect on the non-West-by looking closely at missionary schools in Bengal. Parna Sengupta examines the period from 1850 to the 1930s and finds that modern education effectively reinforced the place of religion in colonial India. Debates over the mundane aspects of schooling, rather than debates between religious leaders, transformed the everyday definitions of what it meant to be a Christian, Hindu, or Muslim. Speaking to our own t
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
371.071/25414
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
LA1154.B4
LC item number
S38 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Pedagogy for religion : missionary education and the fashioning of Hindus and Muslims in Bengal, Parna Sengupta
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-204) 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
The molding of native character -- A curriculum for religion -- An object lesson in colonial pedagogy -- The schoolteacher as modern father -- Teaching gender in the colony -- Mission schools and Qur'an schools -- Conclusion : pedagogy for tolerance
Control code
ocn739107716
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 211 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520950412
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt35ds
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b2553984x
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)739107716
  • pebcs0520950410

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