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Ritual, caste, and religion in colonial South India / edited by Michael Bergunder, Heiko Frese, and Ulrike Schröder.

Contributor(s): Bergunder, Michael | Frese, Heiko | Schröder, Ulrike.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Neue Hallesche Berichte: Bd. 9.Publisher: Delhi : Primus Books, 2010Description: 386 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9789380607214 (pbk.).Subject(s): Rites and ceremonies -- India, South -- History | Caste -- India, South -- History | Hinduism -- India, South -- History | Hinduism -- India, South -- Rituals | Tamil (Indic people) -- Rites and ceremonies | Telugu (Indic people) -- Rites and ceremonies | India, South -- Religious life and customsDDC classification: 294.09548 RIT
Contents:
Performing the revival: performance and performativity in a colonial discourse in South India / Andreas Nehring. -- Saiva Siddhanta as a universal religion: J.M. Nallasvami Pullai and Hinduism in colonial South India / Michael Bergunder. -- Forging a Tamil caste: Maraimalai Adigal and the discourse of caste and ritual in colonial Tamilnadu / Ravi Vaitheespara. -- Sustaining the pre-colonial past: Saiva defiance against Christian rule in the 19th century in Jaffna / Peter Schalk. -- No religion, but ritual? Robert Caldwell and the Tinnevelly Shanars / Ulrike Schröder. -- Landscapes of Christianity in colonial South India: the matter of Hindu ritual and Christian conversion, 1870-1920 / Mary E. Hancock. -- Witnessing fun: Tamil-speaking Muslims and the imagination of ritual in colonial Southeast Asia / Torsten Tschacher. -- The agraharam: the transformation of social space and Brahman status in Tamilnadu during the colonial and postcolonial periods / C. J. Fuller, Haripriya Narasimhan.
Vicissitudes of subaltern self-identification: a reading of Tamilan / Gnanasigamony Aloysius. -- 'More Kshatriya than thou!" Debating the caste and ritual ranking in colonial Tamilnadu / A.R. Venkatachalapathy. -- Soliloquizing Brahmans: Questions to a Telugu journal from the late 19th century / Heiko Frese. -- Anti-reform discourse in Andhra: cultural nationalism that failed / Vakulabharanam Rajagopal. -- Miltiple lives of a text: The Sumati śatakamu in colonial Andhra / Velcheru Narayana Rao. -- Appendices: T. Velayuda Mudaliar vs. N. Chidambaram Iyer on the message of Ramalinga Adigal. -- Sources on the contact between J.M. Nallasvami Pillai and Vivekananda.
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First published in Germany by Franckesche Stiftungen zu Halle.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Performing the revival: performance and performativity in a colonial discourse in South India / Andreas Nehring. -- Saiva Siddhanta as a universal religion: J.M. Nallasvami Pullai and Hinduism in colonial South India / Michael Bergunder. -- Forging a Tamil caste: Maraimalai Adigal and the discourse of caste and ritual in colonial Tamilnadu / Ravi Vaitheespara. -- Sustaining the pre-colonial past: Saiva defiance against Christian rule in the 19th century in Jaffna / Peter Schalk. -- No religion, but ritual? Robert Caldwell and the Tinnevelly Shanars / Ulrike Schröder. -- Landscapes of Christianity in colonial South India: the matter of Hindu ritual and Christian conversion, 1870-1920 / Mary E. Hancock. -- Witnessing fun: Tamil-speaking Muslims and the imagination of ritual in colonial Southeast Asia / Torsten Tschacher. -- The agraharam: the transformation of social space and Brahman status in Tamilnadu during the colonial and postcolonial periods / C. J. Fuller, Haripriya Narasimhan.

Vicissitudes of subaltern self-identification: a reading of Tamilan / Gnanasigamony Aloysius. -- 'More Kshatriya than thou!" Debating the caste and ritual ranking in colonial Tamilnadu / A.R. Venkatachalapathy. -- Soliloquizing Brahmans: Questions to a Telugu journal from the late 19th century / Heiko Frese. -- Anti-reform discourse in Andhra: cultural nationalism that failed / Vakulabharanam Rajagopal. -- Miltiple lives of a text: The Sumati śatakamu in colonial Andhra / Velcheru Narayana Rao. -- Appendices: T. Velayuda Mudaliar vs. N. Chidambaram Iyer on the message of Ramalinga Adigal. -- Sources on the contact between J.M. Nallasvami Pillai and Vivekananda.

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