Social Legislation of the East India Company: Public Justice versus Public Instruction
  • Social Legislation of the East India Company: Public Justice versus Public Instruction
  • Social Legislation of the East India Company: Public Justice versus Public Instruction

Social Legislation of the East India Company: Public Justice versus Public Instruction

by Nancy Gardner Cassels
     
 

This book studies colonial law in India by surveying how the East India Company, guided by principles of public justice and public instruction, created a body of legislation that is of significance to us even in the present time. It dwells on the legislation it formulated in many areas like criminal justice; women, religion, and social reform; caste and untouchability… See more details below

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This book studies colonial law in India by surveying how the East India Company, guided by principles of public justice and public instruction, created a body of legislation that is of significance to us even in the present time. It dwells on the legislation it formulated in many areas like criminal justice; women, religion, and social reform; caste and untouchability; religious endowments; and land, inheritance, and property law.

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A must for all readers…. Deeply insightful and engaging, this book would be of interest for students and academics of history, politics and legal studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9788132105152
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
12/20/2010
Series:
SAGE Law Series
Pages:
447
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.20(d)

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