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Author Stephens, Julia Anne, author.

Title Governing Islam : law, empire, and secularism in modern South Asia / Julia Stephens.

Published Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2018.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xiii, 220 pages.)
Notes Based on the author's thesis (doctoral - Harvard University, 2013) issued under title: Governing Islam : law and religion in colonial India.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Forging secular legal governance -- Personal law and the problem of marital property -- Taming custom -- Ritual and the authority of reason -- Pathologizing Muslim sentiment -- Islamic economy : a forgone alternative -- Conclusion.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Cambridge Available via World Wide Web.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Other author Cambridge University Press.
Subject Muslims -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- India -- History -- 19th century.
Muslims -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- India -- History -- 20th century.
Law -- India -- Islamic influences -- History -- 19th century.
Law -- India -- Islamic influences -- History -- 20th century.
India -- History -- British occupation, 1765-1947.
Local series Cambridge Books Online
ISBN 9781316795477 (electronic bk.)
1316795470 (electronic bk.)

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