Social legislation of the East India Company public justice versus public instructionMaterial type: BookSeries: SAGE law.Publisher: New Delhi Sage 2010Description: x,447p. ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9788132105152 .Subject(s): East India Company | Social legislation -- India -- History -- 18th century | Social legislation -- India -- History -- 19th centuryDDC classification: 344.0954
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Includes bibliographical references (p. -438) and index.
Law, order and power : thagi, dacoity and sorcery -- Law as a weapon against child sacrifice, sati, female infanticide and meriah sacrifice -- The legal rights of coolies, slaves and emigrant workers -- Civil law and the policy of religious toleration -- Abkarry and pilgrim taxes : excise as a regulating instrument -- Public instruction begets Indian agency, free press, and trial by jury.