Author:Chanchal A. Bhattacharya

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The Concept of Theft in Classical Hindu Law: An Analysis and the Idea of Punishment

By: Chanchal A. Bhattacharya

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Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027643

ISBN: 81-215-0475-3

Condition: New


This work is mainly based on an analysis of primary sources, such as Manu Smrti, Yajnavalkya Smrti, and glosses ascribed to commentators, such as Kulluka, Medhatithi, Vijnanesvara, and others. The author has scrupulously referred to the established scholarly material in this field, and has created a lively debate, accepting or rejecting any given rendition or point of view. This study should contribute significantly to our knowledge of the Hindu's sense of moral obligation to justice. Chanchal Bhattacharya sets out by analyzing the concept of theft and punishment in the classical Hindu law cod... View more info