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Tuesday, 24 October 2017

Catholic Women Missionaries, Education and Social Change in North India


Title: Catholic Women Missionaries, Education and Social Change in North India
Author: Molly Abraham
ISBN: 978-81-933788-8-5
Language: English
Edition: 1

About the Book:

While adopting the theoretical formulations of scholars such as Sabyasachi Bhattacharya, Hayden Bellenoit, Tim Allender, Krishna Kumar, and others, this work uncovers the complexity of Catholic missionary education in North India suggest how women Catholic missionary educators in a Protestant setting was able to thrive in knowledge  production transcending the spatial metaphor centre-periphery binaries. This is to suggest that the Catholic visionaries, well engaged with communities of different cultural traditions, by teaching the economically disadvantageous sections, could transcend the deeply embedded formal colonial divides of caste, class, gender and race.

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