Casting Faiths: Imperialism and the Transformation of Religion in East and Southeast Asia (Hardcover)

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By T. DuBois (Editor)
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How did European imperialism shape the ideas and practices of religion in East and Southeast Asia? Casting Faiths brings together eleven scholars to show how Western law, governance, education and mission shaped the basic understanding of what religion is, and what role it should play in society.

About the Author


THOMAS DUBOIS is Associate Professor of History at National University of Singapore. He is the author of The Sacred Village: Social Change and Religious Life in Rural North China (Hawaii, 2005), as well as articles in the American Historical Review, East Asian History, History and Theory, and the Law and History Review.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780230221581
ISBN-10: 0230221580
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: April 1st, 2009
Pages: 271
Language: English

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