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- DescriptionPart of the prestigious Themes in Indian History series, this book deals with tions, ideas, and concepts of crime and justice from the eighteenth to the twentieth century. Divided into four sections, the first deals with the pre-colonial period with its decentralized law and justice system. The second addresses the colonial period and cites the administrative and legal changes during that period like legal codifications, policing, tattooing and other techlogies identification. The section on subaltern legalities studies customary laws and their negotiations with colonial laws. The final section studies the nature of crimes in post-independence India, and discusses issues like violence on Dalits and mirities. This book will be of great interest to scholars and students of modern Indian history, sociology, and cultural studies.
- Author Biography
Anupama Rao is Associate Professor of History, Barnard College, Columbia University, New York. She is also Fellow of Center for Advanced Study in Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University.
Saurabh Dube is Professor of History, Center of Asian and African Studies, El Colegio de Mexico, Mexico City.
- PublisherOUP India
- Date of Publication28/03/2013
- SubjectRegional History
- Series TitleOxford in India Readings: Themes in Indian History
- Place of PublicationNew Delhi
- Country of PublicationIndia
- ImprintOUP India
- Weight590 g
- Width149 mm
- Height223 mm
- Spine31 mm
- Edited byAnupama Rao,Saurabh Dube
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