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Race, Religion, and Law in Colonial India: Trials of an Interracial Family

Title

Race, Religion, and Law in Colonial India: Trials of an Interracial Family

Publisher

Cambridge University Press

Publication Year

2011

ISBN

9781107012615

Pages

268 pages

Genre

historical

Format

full length

Item Type

Nonfiction

Annotation

Through a landmark court case in mid-nineteenth-century colonial India, this book investigates hierarchy and racial difference.

Grade Level

9-12

Topic

Racial Diversity; Culture/Ethnicity; Multiracial; Multicultural; Interracial; multiple races; multiple cultures; interracial marriage

Main Character

multiple

Race/Ethnicities

multiple

Family Formation

mother and father

LGBTQ+

none

Keywords

Abraham v. Abraham; legal; inheritance; succession; bellary; class; religious allegiance; gender; family assets; untouchables; caste

Diversity Impact

direct

Race, Religion, and Law in Colonial India: Trials of an Interracial Family

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