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Portuguese Orientalism and the Making of the Village Communities of Goa

Paul Axelrod and Michelle A. Fuerch
Ethnohistory
Vol. 45, No. 3 (Summer, 1998), pp. 439-476
Published by: Duke University Press
DOI: 10.2307/483320
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/483320
Page Count: 38
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Portuguese Orientalism and the Making of the Village Communities of Goa
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Abstract

Portuguese colonial visions and policies shaped the development of the village communities of Goa. This analysis focuses on the differences between indigenous and colonial perceptions of these villages. One important difference is that indigenous accounts do not undermine human agency in the way that colonial texts do. By comparing British and Portuguese colonial accounts of villages in India, we show how the programs and preoccupations of each colonial power are reflected in their portrayals of India's villages.

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