Ironies of colonial governance : law, custom and justice in colonial India

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Full title: Ironies of colonial governance : law, custom and justice in colonial India / James Jaffe.
Main author: Jaffe, James Alan, 1954- (Author)
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • The Rise and Fall of the Panchayat in the Bombay Presidency
  • Bringing Justice to Every Man's Door
  • Appeals and the Language of Petitioning
  • The Construction of Panchayat Legality
  • The Panchayat and Trial by Jury, I : The Civil Trial
  • The Panchayat and Trial by Jury, II : Military and Criminal Justice
  • The Panchayat Debate in the Bengal Presidency, 1814-1830
  • The Panchayat from Village Republic to Municipality
  • The Panchayat and the Building of Civil Society
  • The Panchayat Legacy
  • Conclusion.