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Saints, Goddesses and Kings Muslims and Christians in South Indian Society, 1700-1900

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ISBN-10: 0521891035

ISBN-13: 9780521891035

Edition: 2002

Authors: Susan Bayly

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This text uses a powerful combination of oral, literary and archival evidence to investigate the social and religious world of those large and influential groups of south Indians who came to identify themselves as Christians and Muslims.
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Book details

List price: $89.99
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/22/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 532
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.518
Language: English

Preface
List of maps
Note on transliteration
Abbreviations
Glossary
Introduction
South Indian religion and society
The development of Muslim society in Tamilnad
The Muslim religious tradition in south India
The south Indian state and the creation of Muslim community
Warrior martyr pirs in the eighteenth century
The final period of nawabi rule in the Carnatic
South Indian Christians in the pre-colonial period
The collapse of Syrian Christian 'integration'
The Christian Paravas of southern Tamilnad
Christian saints and gurus in the poligar country
Christianity and colonial rule in the Tamil hinterland
Conclusion
Bibliography