The Resource Hindu-Catholic encounters in Goa : religion, colonialism, and modernity, Alexander Henn, (electronic resource/)

Hindu-Catholic encounters in Goa : religion, colonialism, and modernity, Alexander Henn, (electronic resource/)

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Hindu-Catholic encounters in Goa : religion, colonialism, and modernity
Title
Hindu-Catholic encounters in Goa
Title remainder
religion, colonialism, and modernity
Statement of responsibility
Alexander Henn
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Language
eng
Summary
The state of Goa on Indias southwest coast was once the capital of the Portuguese-Catholic empire in Asia. When Vasco Da Gama arrived in India in 1498, he mistook Hindus for Christians, but Jesuit missionaries soon declared war on the alleged idolatry of the Hindus. Today, Hindus and Catholics assert their own religious identities, but Hindu village gods and Catholic patron saints attract worship from members of both religious communities. Through fresh readings of early Portuguese sources and long-term ethnographic fieldwork, this study traces the history of Hindu-Catholic syncretism in Goa and considers its implications for our understanding of power, religion, and postcoloniality--
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Provided by publisher
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EBLCP
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261.2/45095478
Index
index present
LC call number
BL2016.G6
LC item number
H46 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Hindu-Catholic encounters in Goa : religion, colonialism, and modernity, Alexander Henn, (electronic resource/)
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http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=854488
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-205) and index
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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ocn890531126
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1 online resource (access may be restricted)
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online
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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eBooks on EBSCOhost
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remote
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22573/ctt16gmbpk
Label
Hindu-Catholic encounters in Goa : religion, colonialism, and modernity, Alexander Henn, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=854488
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-205) and index
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
Control code
ocn890531126
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/ctt16gmbpk

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