Based on the author's thesis (doctoral - Harvard University, 2013) issued under title: Governing Islam : law and religion in colonial India.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
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