9788132105152 hardcover : back 813210515X hardcover : back
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
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.
KNS1208 .C37 2010
New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 2010.