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Brahmo Samaj and the Shaping of the Modern Indian Mind

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ISBN-10: 1400869897

ISBN-13: 9781400869893

Edition: 1979

Authors: David Kopf

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As the forerunners of Indian modernization, the community of Bengali intellectuals known as the Brahmo Samaj played a crucial role in the genesis and development of every major religious, social, and political movement in India from 1820 to 1930. David Kopf launches a comprehensive generation- to-generation study of this group in order to understand the ideological foundations of the modern Indian mind. His book constitutes not only a biographical and a sociological study of the Brahmo Samaj, but also an intellectual history of modern India that ranges from the Unitarian social gospel of Rammohun Roy to Rabindranath Tagore's universal humanism and Jessie Bose's scientism.From a variety of…    
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Book details

List price: $277.50
Copyright year: 1979
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 3/8/2015
Pages: 426
Language: English