A Corner of India. GWENDOLINE J. KELLAWAY.

A Corner of India.

Melbourne. Church Missionary Society. 1919. Stock ID #173303

Black and white photographic illustrations, 60pp, 18.2 x 11.7cm. A prior owner's name in ink upper wrapper, corners little bumped, original stapled wrappers somewhat worn, otherwise a good copy.

An exploration of missionary work in Travancore and Cochin, or modern-day Kerala. A brief introduction to the region is provided, with particular emphasis on the existing Christian presence there. The populations on the outskirts of the region are broadly caricatured as savages and "devil-worshippers". Furthermore, Hinduism, its doctrines of karma and rebirth, and its caste system are criticised.

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