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Sati: evangelicals, Baptist missionaries, and the changing colonial discourse
by Jain, Meenakshi


ISBN: 9788173055522

Aryan Books International, New Delhi

Pub. Year: 2016

Pages, ills, maps etc.,
xxiv+464p., (17)col. illus., (4)appendices, bib., ind., 23cm.

RS. 995.00 Hardcover

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Other books written / edited by: Jain Meenakshi
This is not a work on sati per se. Its primary focus is the colonial debate on sati, particularly the role of Evangelicals and Baptist missionaries. It argues that sati was an 'exceptional act,' performed by a miniscule number of Hindu widows over the centuries. It occurrence was, however, exaggerated in the nineteenth century by Evangelicals and Baptist missionaries eager to Anglicize and Christianize India.
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