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Victory of Symbol Over Substance: Final Phase of the Hindu Code Bill Controversy

Chitra Sinha

in Debating Patriarchy: The Hindu Code Bill Controversy in India (1941–1956)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198078944
eISBN:
9780199081479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198078944.003.0030
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The process of culmination of the debate in the political sphere tracing the developments relating to the Hindu Code Bill during 1952 to 1956 is dealt with in this chapter of the book. This phase ... More


Hindu Revivalism in Bengal c.1872-1905: Some Essays in Interpretation

Amiya P. Sen

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195655391
eISBN:
9780199080625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195655391.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This work is an intensive study of certain facets of social and intellectual life in Bengal between 1872 and 1905, particularly Hindu revivalism. The period under discussion represents significant ... More


Hindu–Brahmo Relations (1870–1905): An Enquiry into Some Aspects of Community Identities in Late Nineteenth Century Bengal

Amiya P. Sen

in Hindu Revivalism in Bengal c.1872-1905: Some Essays in Interpretation

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195655391
eISBN:
9780199080625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195655391.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter argues against the notion that the growth of Hindu revivalism in Bengal has to be understood essentially against the backdrop of a crisis-ridden Brahmo Samaj. It also contends that it is ... More


The campaign in action

Sonja Tiernan

in The History of Marriage Equality in Ireland: A Social Revolution Begins

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526145994
eISBN:
9781526152145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526146007.00018
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Chapter 9 provides a background to the formation of Yes Equality, a group dedicated to establishing marriage for same-sex couples. This chapter continues with the announcement of the referendum on ... More


Divorce

Owen Chadwick

in Hensley Henson: A Study in the Friction between Church and State

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198264453
eISBN:
9780191682711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264453.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter examines Hensley Henson's view of divorce. It explains that Henson believed that if divorce were prohibited, adultery and prostitution would flourish exceedingly. It also discusses ... More


Introduction

Amiya P. Sen

in Hindu Revivalism in Bengal c.1872-1905: Some Essays in Interpretation

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195655391
eISBN:
9780199080625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195655391.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This introduction explains the theme of this volume, which is about Hindu revivalism in Bengal from 1872 to 1905. The book aims at reconstructing the life and work of some relatively unfamiliar but ... More


Hindu Revivalism at the Crossroads—Reaction and Reappraisal in the New Bengali Press and Literature (c. 1872–1894)

Amiya P. Sen

in Hindu Revivalism in Bengal c.1872-1905: Some Essays in Interpretation

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195655391
eISBN:
9780199080625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195655391.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter examines Hindu revivalism during the period from 1872 to 1894 by analyzing new Bengali press and literature. In the early 1870s, notwithstanding the trauma of the Brahmo Marriage Bill ... More


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