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The Resource Social legislation of the East India Company : public justice versus public instruction, Nancy Gardner Cassels

Social legislation of the East India Company : public justice versus public instruction, Nancy Gardner Cassels

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Social legislation of the East India Company : public justice versus public instruction
Title
Social legislation of the East India Company
Title remainder
public justice versus public instruction
Statement of responsibility
Nancy Gardner Cassels
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A hitherto unattempted survey of social legislation by the East India Company, this book identifies the principles of Public Justice and Public Instruction as the inspiration for legislative decisions, some of which resonate in post-colonial India. It dwells particularly on legislation which manipulated Muslim criminal law in order to protect, and in some instances, create, the rights of women, slaves, bonded labourers and victims of crime. It also examines the Company's cautious venture into the realm of civil law affecting the ideals of religious toleration, remarriage of Hindu widows as wel
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Cataloging source
N$T
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1936-
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Cassels, Nancy Gardner
Dewey number
344.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
KNS1208
LC item number
.C37 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
SAGE law
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • East India Company
  • Social legislation
  • Social legislation
  • East India Company
  • East India Company (English)
  • East India Company
  • LAW
  • Social legislation
  • India
  • Sozialrecht
  • Kolonie
  • Indien
  • Sociallagstiftning
  • Sozialrecht
  • Indien
Label
Social legislation of the East India Company : public justice versus public instruction, Nancy Gardner Cassels
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Law, order and power : thagi, dacoity and sorcery -- Law as a weapon against child sacrifice, sati, female infanticide and meriah sacrifice -- The legal rights of coolies, slaves and emigrant labourers -- Civil law and the policy of religious toleration -- Abkarry and pilgrim taxes : excise as a regulating instrument -- Public instruction begets Indian agency, free press, and trial by jury -- Conclusion : social legislation in the arena of public instruction versus public justice
Control code
701052796
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 447 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9788132106661
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)701052796
Label
Social legislation of the East India Company : public justice versus public instruction, Nancy Gardner Cassels
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Law, order and power : thagi, dacoity and sorcery -- Law as a weapon against child sacrifice, sati, female infanticide and meriah sacrifice -- The legal rights of coolies, slaves and emigrant labourers -- Civil law and the policy of religious toleration -- Abkarry and pilgrim taxes : excise as a regulating instrument -- Public instruction begets Indian agency, free press, and trial by jury -- Conclusion : social legislation in the arena of public instruction versus public justice
Control code
701052796
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 447 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9788132106661
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)701052796

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