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Hinduism and Law : an Introduction.

Author: Timothy Lubin; Donald R Davis; Jayanth K Krishnan
Publisher: Leiden : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
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From early Sanskrit rulebooks to the modern codification of 'Hindu law', the authors examine interactions between Hinduism and law.
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Lubin, Timothy.
Hinduism and Law : An Introduction.
Leiden : Cambridge University Press, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Lubin; Donald R Davis; Jayanth K Krishnan
ISBN: 9780511917189 051191718X
OCLC Number: 670411465
Description: 1 online resource (321 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of contributors; Editors; Contributors; Acknowledgements; Chronology; Abbreviations; ABBREVIATIONS OF INDIC TEXTS; EPIGRAPHICAL PUBLICATION SERIES WITH ABBREVIATIONS; Introduction; "Hindui sm"; Dharma and law; "Hindu law" versus "hinduism and law"; Overview of the parts; A new departure; Part I Hindu law; Chapter 1 A historical overview of Hindu law; Chapter 2 Dharmasastra: a textual history; Chapter 3 The practice of classical Hindu law; Chapter 4 The creation of Anglo-Hindu law; Chapter 5 Marriage and family in colonial Hindu law. Chapter 6 Hindu law as personal law: state and identity in the Hindu Code Bills debates, 19521956Part II Law in ancient and medieval Hindu traditions; Chapter 7 Hindu jurisprudence and scriptural hermeneutics; Chapter 8 Indic conceptions of authority; Chapter 9 Sudradharma and legal treatments of caste; Chapter 10 Law, literature, and the problem of politics in medieval India; Chapter 11 Hindu law as performance: ritual and poetic e.

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From early Sanskrit rulebooks to the modern codification of 'Hindu law', the authors examine interactions between Hinduism and law.
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