Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies

The Making of Indian Secularism

Empire, Law and Christianity, 1830-1960

Authors: Chatterjee, N.

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A unique study of how a deeply religious country like India acquired the laws and policies of a secular state, highlighting the contradictory effects of British imperial policies, the complex role played by Indian Christians, and how this highly divided community shaped its own identity and debated that of their new nation.

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NANDINI CHATTERJEE has studied at universities in India, the Netherlands and the UK, completing her PhD at the University of Cambridge, UK. She was Lecturer in South Asian History at Cambridge 2004-05, and held the British Academy Postdoctoral fellowship at King's College London, 2008-09. She is currently Lecturer in History at the University of Plymouth, UK.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Making of Indian Secularism
Book Subtitle
Empire, Law and Christianity, 1830-1960
Authors
Series Title
Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-29808-8
DOI
10.1057/9780230298088
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-22005-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-30557-5
Series ISSN
2635-1633
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 337
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