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The classical law of India

Author: Robert Lingat; J Duncan M Derrett
Publisher: Delhi : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Series: Law in India series.; Oxford India paperbacks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Classical Law of India is one of the few books deserving the epithet 'seminal' and is, in many ways, Robert Lingat's masterwork. Written in French and first published in 1967, it quickly established itself as the single most authoritative text on the concept of dharma in Indian legal history. With his in-depth knowledge of many ancient Indian languages and scripts, Lingat's elegant analysis of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Sources
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Lingat; J Duncan M Derrett
ISBN: 0195645359 9780195645354
OCLC Number: 40794774
Notes: "Classic reissue"--Cover.
Description: xvi, 305 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Law in India series.; Oxford India paperbacks.
Other Titles: Sources du droit dans le système traditionnel de l'Inde.
Responsibility: Robert Lingat ; translated from the French with additions by J. Duncan M. Derrett.
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This text examines the concept of dharma in Indian legal history. The book is an English translation of the law of India, and it is designed to be suitable for postgraduate students studying  Read more...

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