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The law code of Manu

Author: Manu, (Lawgiver); Patrick Olivelle
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2004.
Series: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Law Code of Manu is the most authoritative and best-known legal text of ancient India. A seminal Hindu work, it is important for its classic description of the many social institutions that have  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Manu, (Lawgiver); Patrick Olivelle
ISBN: 0192802712 9780192802712
OCLC Number: 53393766
Language Note: Translated from the Sanskrit.
Description: xlix, 316 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Prologue --
The law --
Marriage --
The bath-graduate --
Prologue --
Forest hermit --
The law of the king --
The justice system --
Grounds for litigation: XVI law concerning husband and wife --
Rules for times of adversity --
Penances --
Action.
Series Title: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Other Titles: Mānavadharmaśāstra.
Responsibility: a new translation based on the critical edition by Patrick Olivelle.
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