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State violence and punishment in India

Introduction : state violence and punishment in India, 1919-56 -- Jallianwala Bagh, the Punjab disturbances of 1919, and the limits of state power in India, 1919-20 -- Disobedience and discord : the non-cooperation movement, 1920-25 -- Extra-judicial punishments and the civil disobedience movement,...

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Main Author: Sherman, Taylor C.
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: London [u.a.] Routledge 2010
In:Royal Asiatic Society books
Edition:1. publ.
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Summary:Introduction : state violence and punishment in India, 1919-56 -- Jallianwala Bagh, the Punjab disturbances of 1919, and the limits of state power in India, 1919-20 -- Disobedience and discord : the non-cooperation movement, 1920-25 -- Extra-judicial punishments and the civil disobedience movement, 1930-34 -- Legislating against communal violence : the United Provinces Goonda Act and the Bombay Whipping Act, 1929-38 -- The hunger strikes of the Lahore Conspiracy Case prisoners, 1929-39 -- The Second World War and India's coercive network, 1939-46 -- Partition and the transitional state in India, 1947-48 -- The police action in Hyderabad and the making of the postcolonial state in India, 1947-56 -- Conclusion : rethinking colonial punishment, reassessing postcolonial India
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:XI, 246 S. 25 cm
ISBN:9780415559706
0415559707