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Jimutavahanas Dayabhaga: The Hindu Law of Inheritance in Bengal. South Asia Research Ludo Rocher

Jimutavahanas Dayabhaga: The Hindu Law of Inheritance in Bengal. South Asia Research

Ludo Rocher

Published January 7th 2012
ISBN : 9781280480966
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426 pages
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This is a translation of a 12th-century Sanskrit legal text, with the original text. The Dayabhaga was one of the most important texts in the history of Indian law. The text, fairly late and inspiring little attention, is important because theMoreThis is a translation of a 12th-century Sanskrit legal text, with the original text. The Dayabhaga was one of the most important texts in the history of Indian law. The text, fairly late and inspiring little attention, is important because the British elevated it to such prominence in their new colony in the early 19th century. It was known as the authority on inheritance and significant aspects of family law for the eastern Indian region. The case law and scholarship- that surround this text have shaped Indian personal law right up to the present day.