Hinduism and The Fate of India
John Stratton Hawley
induism-the word, the conception are not altogether clear.
and perhaps the reality One heard of the "goodly habits and obser-
too-was born in the vances of Hindooism" in a Bengali-English
19th century, a notori-grammar written in 1829, and the Rever-
ously illegitimate child. end William Tennant had spoken of "the
The father was middle- Hindoo system" in a book on Indian man- class and British, and the mother, of ners and history written at the beginning...