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Author Nag, Sajal, 1958- author

Title The uprising : colonial state, Christian missionaries, and anti-slavery movement in North-East India (1908-1954) / Sajal Nag
Edition First edition
Published New Delhi : Oxford University Press, 2016
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Description 1 online resource
Summary This text focuses on the confrontation between the colonialists and evangelists over the issue of slavery in the north-eastern part of the British empire in India. Written in the form of a narrative, integrating historical analysis, this work brings out the immense historical significance of this conflict as it exemplified not only the contradictions between the colonial state and the missionary institutions but also the impact of modernization on the colonized population
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on April 5, 2016)
Subject Missions -- India -- History -- 20th century.
Slavery -- India -- History -- 20th century.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199086412 (ebook)