In 1864, the Danish Missionary Society (DMS) began a small mission outside the village of Pattambakkam in colonial South India. In one sense, this encounter, which was to span many decades, was both local and rather isolated. Yet, it also reached across continents, and its repercussions may in fact have been greater at home in the Danish public than they ever were in India.


Mission Station Indian Child Emotional Labor Colonial Rule Colonial Government 
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© Karen Vallgårda 2015

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  • Karen Vallgårda
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  1. 1.University of CopenhagenDenmark

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