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A short treatise on Hindu law

Herbert Cowell

A short treatise on Hindu law

as administered in the courts of British India

by Herbert Cowell

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Published by Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. in Clark, NJ .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Justice, Administration of -- India,
  • Courts -- India,
  • Hindu law

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: Calcutta : Thacker, Spink, 1895.

    Statementby Herbert Cowell ; with a new introduction by Stephen M. Sheppard.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKNS479 .C693 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22552612M
    ISBN 101584778881
    ISBN 109781584778882
    LC Control Number2008042289
    OCLC/WorldCa259716058

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