xi, 252 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Cambridge studies in Indian history and society ; 17.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 234-247) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
White peril : law and lawlessness in early colonial India Citizens, subjects, and subjection to law : codification and the legal construction of racial differences Indian human nature : evidence, experts, and the elusive pursuit of truth One scale of justice for the planter and another for the coolie : law and violence on the Assam tea plantations A judicial scandal : the imperial conscience and the race against empire.
KNS283 .K65 2010
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.