Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
Share
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Your Cart (0)
Books > History > Crime and Punishment in Ancient India
Displaying 4037 of 4697         Previous  |  NextSubscribe to our newsletter and discounts
Crime and Punishment in Ancient India
Crime and Punishment in Ancient India
Description
From the Jacket

This study is an attempt to focus attention on that aspect of society which arises out of disobedience of established norms and rules invoking widespread moral indignation, strain, stress and tension that calls for deterrents.

Geographically the study is chiefly confined to northern India while the main emphasis is on a specified time period of history.

The work is divided into six chapters. The first chapter deals with source materials and their respective values. The chapter on Crime offers a glimpse of various crimes prevalent during the period from petty breaches of laws to grave offences against society and state. The chapter on Punishment notes the nature and modes of punishment and remissions of punishment under prescribed conditions. The chapter on Police Organization deals with the various measures employed by police administration to detect, control and prevent crimes and the role of different officials in the hierarchy. The chapter on Judicial Administration is a survey of the factors involved in the intellectual procedure by which judges could arrive at decisions and various procedures adopted therefore. The concluding chapter discusses Sources of Hindu Law and notes that application and interpretation of law of subject to adjustment with cycles of time and political changes which determine the social attitude to crime-punishment forms and relations, though law remains unchanged in essence.

About the Author

Dr. Sukla Das was Awarded U.G.C. Fellowship after she secured her M.A. in History from the Jadavpur University, Calcutta topping the list in the entire Arts Faculty. The early part of her research was devoted to preparing thesis entitled A STUDY OF THE SOCIO ECONOMIC LIFE OF NORTHERN INDIA from A.D. 550-A.D. 650, for PhD which she obtained from the same University.

Subsequently she continued the research as a post doctoral Fellow of the U.G.C. and the present monograph represents a Segment of the enquiry.

Presently she is a Lecturer in History in the Durgapur Government College. She is a prolific writer and has to her credit a number of publications in English as well as in Bengali and she has a flair for poetry.

CONTENTS
Acknowledgement v
Abbreviations viii
System of Transliteration xi
Chapter I Introduction 1
Chapter II Crime 13
Chapter III Punishment 55
Chapter IV Police Organization 83
Chapter V Judicial Administration 93
Chapter VI Sources of Hindu Law 135
Bibliography 149
Index 167

Crime and Punishment in Ancient India

Item Code:
IDH549
Cover:
Hardcover
Edition:
1977
Publisher:
Abhinav Publications
Size:
8.5" X 5.5"
Pages:
173
Price:
$16.50   Shipping Free
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
Crime and Punishment in Ancient India

Verify the characters on the left

From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 8168 times since 15th Oct, 2009
From the Jacket

This study is an attempt to focus attention on that aspect of society which arises out of disobedience of established norms and rules invoking widespread moral indignation, strain, stress and tension that calls for deterrents.

Geographically the study is chiefly confined to northern India while the main emphasis is on a specified time period of history.

The work is divided into six chapters. The first chapter deals with source materials and their respective values. The chapter on Crime offers a glimpse of various crimes prevalent during the period from petty breaches of laws to grave offences against society and state. The chapter on Punishment notes the nature and modes of punishment and remissions of punishment under prescribed conditions. The chapter on Police Organization deals with the various measures employed by police administration to detect, control and prevent crimes and the role of different officials in the hierarchy. The chapter on Judicial Administration is a survey of the factors involved in the intellectual procedure by which judges could arrive at decisions and various procedures adopted therefore. The concluding chapter discusses Sources of Hindu Law and notes that application and interpretation of law of subject to adjustment with cycles of time and political changes which determine the social attitude to crime-punishment forms and relations, though law remains unchanged in essence.

About the Author

Dr. Sukla Das was Awarded U.G.C. Fellowship after she secured her M.A. in History from the Jadavpur University, Calcutta topping the list in the entire Arts Faculty. The early part of her research was devoted to preparing thesis entitled A STUDY OF THE SOCIO ECONOMIC LIFE OF NORTHERN INDIA from A.D. 550-A.D. 650, for PhD which she obtained from the same University.

Subsequently she continued the research as a post doctoral Fellow of the U.G.C. and the present monograph represents a Segment of the enquiry.

Presently she is a Lecturer in History in the Durgapur Government College. She is a prolific writer and has to her credit a number of publications in English as well as in Bengali and she has a flair for poetry.

CONTENTS
Acknowledgement v
Abbreviations viii
System of Transliteration xi
Chapter I Introduction 1
Chapter II Crime 13
Chapter III Punishment 55
Chapter IV Police Organization 83
Chapter V Judicial Administration 93
Chapter VI Sources of Hindu Law 135
Bibliography 149
Index 167
Post a Comment
 
Post Review
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy

Related Items

Black Pearl Crosses

15.8" String
14 mm Avg Bead Size
Avg 45 Beads Per Strand
Item Code: JQU28
$35.00
Rainbow Moonstone Cross Pendant
Sterling Silver
4.0" Height
2.7" Width
18.02 gms
Item Code: JSK45
$90.00
Add:
Faceted Sapphire Cross
18 K Gold
1.0" Height
0.4" Width
1.9 gms
Item Code: JJU38
$325.00
White Gold Cross Valentine Pendant with Sapphire and Diamonds (Four Sapphires+ .11 Carats, Three Diamonds = .04 Carats)
Deal 10% Off
18 K Gold
1.3" Height
0.6" Width
2 gms
Item Code: JQC50
$385.00$346.50
You save: $38.50 (10%)
Citrine Cross Necklace
Sterling Silver
18" Length
34.28 gms
Item Code: JSE14
$125.00
Faceted Iolite Cross Pendant
18 K Gold with Gemstone
1.4" Height
0.5" Width
4.5 gms
Item Code: JKW39
$490.00
Sterling Cross Pendant
Sterling Silver
2.5" Height
1.5" Width
8.94 gms
Item Code: JSK33
$35.00
Add:
Pearl Crosses

16.3" String
16 mm Avg Bead Size
Avg 41 Beads Per Strand
Item Code: JQU21
$55.00
The Law of Evidence in Ancient India
by Shraddhakar Supakar
Hardcover (Edition: 1990)
Punthi Pustak
Item Code: NAH105
$30.00
Folklore in Ancient and Medieval India (An Old Book)
by Sures Chandra Banerji and Chhanda Chakraborty
Hardcover (Edition: 1991)
Punthi Pustak
Item Code: NAH129
$35.00
Women in Ancient and Medieval India
Deal 20% Off
by D.P. Chattopadhyaya
Hardcover (Edition: 2009)
Project of History of Indian Science, Philosophy and Culture, Distributed by Munshiram Manoharlal
Item Code: IDL166
$95.00$76.00
You save: $19.00 (20%)
Daily Life  in Ancient India From Approximately 200 BC to AD 700
by Jeannine Auboyer
Hardcover (Edition: 1994)
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: IDD838
$30.00
Cinasthana Today (Viewing China from India)
by P. S. Deodhar
Hardcover (Edition: 2013)
Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Limited
Item Code: NAJ566
$35.00
Forensic Medicine Under Indian System of Medicine (Ayurveda)
by UN Prasad
Paperback (Edition: 2014)
CBS Publishers & Distributors Pvt.Ltd
Item Code: NAG323
$15.00
Eminent Indians: Legal Luminaries
by M. L. Ahuja
Paperback (Edition: 2006)
Rupa Publication Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: IDI958
$12.00

Testimonials

I’ve received my blue scarf and I am delighted. I am impressed by your professionalism. Thank you so much! I will place another order soon.
Celine, France
Received the consignment in time. Excellent service. I place on record your prompt service and excellent way the product was packed and sent. Kindly accept my appreciation and thanks for all those involved in this work. My prayers t the Almighty to continue the excellent service for the many more years to come. Long live EXOTIC INDIA and its employees
N.KALAICHELVAN, Tamil Nadu
A very thorough and beautiful website and webstore. I have tried for several years to get this Bhagavad Gita Home Study Course from Arshavidya and have been unable. Was so pleased to find it in your store!
George Marshall
A big fan of Exotic India. Have been for years and years. I am always certain to find exactly what I am looking for in your merchandise.
John Dash, western New York, USA
I just got my order and it’s exactly as I hoped it would be!
Nancy, USA.
It is amazing. I am really very very happy with your excellent service. I received the book today in an awesome condition. Thanks again.
Shambhu, New York.
Thank you for making available some many amazing literary works!
Parmanand Jagnandan, USA
I have been very happy with your service in selling Puranas. I have bought several in the past and am happy with the packaging and care you exhibit. Thank you for this Divine Service.
Raj, USA
Thank you very much! My grandpa received the book today and the smile you put on his face was priceless. He has been trying to order this book from other companies for months now. He only recently asked me for help and you have made this transaction so easy. My grandpa is so happy he wants to order two more copies. I am currently in the process of ordering 2 more.
Rinay, Australia
I would just let you know that today I received my order. It was packed so beautifully and what lovely service.
Caroline, Australia
TRUSTe online privacy certification
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2016 © Exotic India