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Author Sturman, Rachel Lara, 1969-
Title The government of social life in colonial India : liberalism, religious law, and women's rights / Rachel Sturman.
Published New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
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 Floor3  HQ1742 .S7888 2012    IN LIBRARY
  
Description xviii, 289 p. : map ; 24 cm
Series Cambridge studies in Indian history and society ; 21
Cambridge studies in Indian history and society ; 21.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-270) and index.
Contents Acknowledgements -- Abbreviations -- Map of the Bombay presidency and British India -- Introduction -- Economic governance -- Property between law and political economy -- The dilemmas of social economy -- The politics of personal law -- Hindu law as a regime of rights -- Custom and human value in the debates on Hindu marriage -- Law, community and belonging -- Conclusion -- Select bibliography -- Index.
Subject Women's rights -- India -- History.
India -- Social conditions.
Religious law and legislation -- India -- History.
Great Britain -- Colonies.
ISBN 1107010373
9781107010376
Standard # 10.1017/CBO9780511851940 doi
OCLC number 772109872