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American missionaries and Hinduism

Sushil Madhava Pathak

American missionaries and Hinduism

a study of their contacts from 1813-1910. With a foreword by Norman D. Palmer.

by Sushil Madhava Pathak

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Published by M. Manoharlal in Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Missions -- India,
  • Christianity and other religions -- Hinduism

  • Edition Notes

    A rev. and enl. version of the author"s thesis, University of Hawaii, 1964.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBV3265.2 P3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination283p.
    Number of Pages283
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17889685M

    For more on syndicated Hinduism see Romila Thapar’s “Syndicated Hinduism” in G. Sontheimer and H. Kulke (eds.) Hinduism Reconsidered, Manohar: Delhi, , 32– Author: Ashok Vohra.


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