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  • Conversion, Continuity and Change: Lived Christianity in Southern Goa.
    Robinson, Rowena (1998)
    New Delhi: Sage.

    Catholics in rural Goa.

    Associated Search Terms: India, Goa; Rural; Catholic, India
  • Some neglected aspects of the conversin of Goa: A socio-historical perspective.
    Robinson, Rowena (1993)
    Sociological Bulletin 42:1/2: 65-83. [In Rowena Robinson (ed.) Sociology of Religion in India. New Delhi: Sage, 2004, pp. 177-198]

    The Portuguese induced mass conversions by closing down Hindu temples & ritual; local elites allied with the conquerors & became Catholic so they could restore the religion-centered social & economic dominance they once had. People who ate with Christians lost standing & had to convert to fit into a new social context.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, India; Colonialism; Missions, India; Conversion; India, Goa
  • Nature and the extent of stratification among the Catholics in a Goa village.
    Das, S.R. (1988)
    Journal of the Indian Anthropological Society 23:2: 156-160.

    Associated Search Terms: India, Goa; Stratification; Catholic, India
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