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Caste, Catholic Christianity and the language of conversion : social change and cultural translation in Tamil country, 1519-1774 /

Caste, Catholic Christianity and the language of conversion :  social change and cultural translation in Tamil country, 1519-1774 /
DK Number:DK-186761
ISBN: 8178356864
Title: Caste, Catholic Christianity and the language of conversion : social change and cultural translation in Tamil country, 1519-1774 /
Author: S. Jeyaseela Stephen.
Imprint: Delhi : Kalpaz Publications,
Physical Desc.: 402 p. ; 23 cm.
Year: 2008
Price: USD 31.90
Subject Strings: Missions, Portuguese--India--Tamil Nadu--History.
  Christian converts from Hinduism--India--Tamil Nadu.
  Tamil (Indic people)--History.
  Social change--India--Tamil Nadu.
  Tamil Nadu (India)--Church history.
  
  
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This book examines the Portuguese missions and missionaries on the Tamil coast and hinterland from the early sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries. Based on archival material and field data, it studies the socio-cultural interaction between the missionaries and the native people of Tamil Nadu, focusing on the role of Catholic missionaries and institutions of Catholic Christianity. It deals with the changes in Tamil society as a result, particularly the changes in approaches, strategies and schemes where social development is concerned. It brings out the Portuguese contribution to Tamil language and the printing press. It also informs about various aspects of the Tamil Christian life and everyday practices in it. It also views the architectural and artistic patterns that resulted from impact of Christianity n the Tamil land by examining Portuguese religious architecture and ecclesiastical art.

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Title Contents
Chapter No.Chapter TitleChapter AuthorPage No.
Section I
1Tamil hindu society and the advent of the portuguese31
2The catholic religious orders and glimpses into the conversion of the tamils43
3Castes, communities, societal changes and the catholic institutions86
Section II
4The christian life and everyday practices of the tamils131
5Luso-tamil cultural relations163
6Social life of the portuguese casados and mesticoes on the Tamil coast180
Section III
7Role of the tamil printing press: development of christian devotional literature and prose217
8Portuguese contribution to tamil grammar and lexicogrphy251
Section IV
9Portuguese and the religious architecture in the churches of Tamilnadu295
10Inside the tamil church: ecclesiastical art, role of the portuguese missionaries and the armenian merchants319
conclusion337
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