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Religious transformation in South Asia

Christopher Harding

Religious transformation in South Asia

the meanings of conversion in colonial Punjab

by Christopher Harding

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Conversion -- Christianity,
  • Punjab (India) -- Church history,
  • Punjab (Pakistan) -- Church history

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementChristopher Harding.
    SeriesOxford historical monographs
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR1156.P86 H37 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16885803M
    ISBN 109780199548224
    LC Control Number2008021790

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