The Hindu family and the emergence of modern India : law, citizenship and community

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Full title: The Hindu family and the emergence of modern India : law, citizenship and community / Eleanor Newbigin.
Alternative titles: The Hindu Family & the Emergence of Modern India
Main author: Newbigin, Eleanor, 1980- (Author)
Corporate Authors: Cambridge Books Online
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Table of Contents:
  • List of maps
  • List of tables
  • List of abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • Making the modern Indian family : property rights and the individual in Colonial Law
  • Financing a new citizenship : the Hindu family, income tax and political representation in late-colonial India
  • Wives and property or wives as property? : the Hindu family and women's property rights
  • The Hindu code bill : creating the modern, Hindu legal subject
  • B.R. Ambedkar's Code Bill : caste, marriage and post-colonial Indian citizenship
  • Family, nation and economy : establishing a post-colonial patriarchy
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix: law members involved with the Hindu code bill 1941-56
  • Bibliography.