Race, Religion and Law in Colonial India: Trials of an by Chandra Mallampalli

By Chandra Mallampalli

How did British rule in India remodel people from decrease social periods? may possibly Indians from such sessions upward push on the planet by means of marrying Europeans and embracing their faith and customs? This e-book explores such questions via interpreting the fascinating tale of an interracial kinfolk who lived in southern India within the mid-nineteenth century. The relations, which consisted of 2 untouchable brothers, either one of whom married Eurasian girls, grew to become filthy rich as distillers within the local people. A relatives dispute ended in a landmark court docket case, Abraham v. Abraham. Chandra Mallampalli makes use of this situation to ascertain the lives of these concerned, and exhibits that faraway from being items of a 'civilizing venture' who embraced the methods of Englishmen, the Abrahams have been eventually - while confronted with the strictures of the colonial felony method - obliged to take care of hierarchy and racial difference.

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