The relic state
in The relic state
Abstract only
Log-in for full text

You are not authenticated to view the full text of this chapter or article.

manchesterhive requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books or journals - to see content that you/your institution should have access to, please log in through your library system or with your personal username and password.

If you are authenticated and think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

Non-subscribers can freely search the site, view abstracts/extracts and download selected front and end matter. 

Institutions can purchase access to individual titles; please contact for pricing options.


If you have an access token for this content, you can redeem this via the link below:

Redeem token

This first chapter introduces the major theoretical and methodological contributions of this case study, with in-depth discussions off several distinct areas of scholarship: colonial and postcolonial studies (“Provincializing” Portugal); Indo-Portuguese studies(“Problematizing” India); Ritual Studies(Implementing “Practice”); Dead Body Politics(“Metaphor and Metonym”); and Historical Anthropology(“Historizing” Ritual, “Anthropologizing” Colonialism).

The relic state

St Francis Xavier and the politics of ritual in Portuguese India


All Time Past Year Past 30 Days
Abstract Views 76 26 1
Full Text Views 37 8 0
PDF Downloads 22 3 0