Journals Higher Education



Published: 10 February 2021

272 Pages

9.2 x 6.0 inches

ISBN: 9780198852377

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Ownership and Inheritance in Sanskrit Jurisprudence

Christopher T. Fleming

Oxford Oriental Monographs

  • Offers the first comprehensive account of Ownership and Inheritance in Indian Sanskrit intellectual history from the classical to the contemporary periods
  • Examines a series of influential and understudied Sanskrit legal and philosophical treatises, making them accessible in transliteration and translation
  • Recounts the creation of Anglo-Hindu Law and argues for greater continuity between pre-colonial and colonial Hindu jurisprudence than understood currently
  • Provides an authoritative point of reference for anyone working on Hindu law, comparative legal history and theory, or the history of early modern South Asia

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