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Colonial justice in British India / Elizabeth Kolsky.

Author/Creator:
Kolsky, Elizabeth.
Publication:
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Series:
Cambridge studies in Indian history and society; 17.
Cambridge studies in Indian history and society ; 17
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 252 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Justice, Administration of -- India -- History -- 18th century.
Justice, Administration of -- India -- History -- 19th century.
Justice, Administration of -- India -- History -- 20th century.
India -- History -- British occupation, 1765-1947.
Contents:
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.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 234-247) and index.
ISBN:
9780521116862
0521116864
OCLC:
495440281
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