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Description - Religion and the Secular by Timothy Fitzgerald

Religion has dominated colonialism since the 16th century. 'Religion and the Secular' critically examines how religion has been used to subject indigenous concepts to the needs of colonial powers. Essays present the colonial relationship from the perspective of colonized cultures - including Mexico, Guatemala, Vietnam, India, Japan, South Africa and Canada - and colonizing powers, namely England, Germany and the United States. The volume offers a historical and ethnographical analysis of the relationship between the sacred and the secular, examining religion in relation to politics, economics and civil power.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781845532673
ISBN-10: 1845532678
Format: Paperback
(244mm x 168mm x 16mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Equinox Publishing Ltd
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Timothy Fitzgerald

Timothy Fitzgerald is Reader in Religion at the University of Stirling.

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