By L. Zastoupil
This publication investigates Rammohun Roy as a transnational famous person. It examines the function of non secular heterodoxy--particularly Christian Unitarianism--in remodeling a colonial outsider into an imagined member of the rising Victorian social order It makes use of his popularity to shed clean mild on nineteenth-century British reformers, together with advocates of liberty of the click, early feminists, loose alternate imperialists, and constitutional reformers reminiscent of Jeremy Bentham. Rammohun Roy's highbrow agendas also are interrogated, relatively how he hired Unitarianism and the British satiric culture to undermine colonial rule in Bengal and provincialize England as a laggard kingdom within the development in the direction of rational faith and political liberty.
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