ERIC Number: EJ556227
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Comparative History as World History: Religious Conversion in Modern India.
Eaton, Richard M.
Journal of World History, v8 n2 p243-71 Fall 1997
Explores the reasons for the extraordinary conversion to Christianity among the Naga peoples of northeastern India. Almost the entire population has converted within the last 100 years. Tests the usefulness of models of religious change generated from fieldwork on conversion in Africa, specifically Robin Horton's "intellectualist" theory. (MJP)
Descriptors: Christianity, Colonialism, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Influences, Cultural Interrelationships, Culture Contact, Developing Nations, Higher Education, Indigenous Populations, Interfaith Relations, International Relations, Non Western Civilization, Religious Differences, Religious Factors, World History
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: India