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Police matters : the everyday state and caste politics in south India, 1900-1975

Author: Radha Kumar
Publisher: Ithaca [New York] : Cornell University Press, [2021]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A history of the entwinement of everyday police and caste authority in the colonial and postcolonial Tamil countryside in twentieth-century south India"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kumar, Radha, 1981-
Police matters
Ithaca [New York] : Cornell University Press, [2021]
(DLC) 2021005664
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Radha Kumar
ISBN: 9781501760877 1501760874 9781501760860 1501760866
OCLC Number: 1237652399
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: State Knowledge : Seeing Like a Policeman --
Police Documents : The Politics of "False Cases" --
Routine Coercion : Scarred Bodies, Clean Records --
"Unlawful Assembly" in Colonial Madras --
Illegitimate Force in Postcolonial Politics.
Responsibility: by Radha Kumar.

Abstract:

"A history of the entwinement of everyday police and caste authority in the colonial and postcolonial Tamil countryside in twentieth-century south India"--

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