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Modern western conception of justice as equality before the law and dharmashastras

Modern western conception of justice as equality before the law and dharmashastras

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Published by Centre for Contemporary Studies, Nehru Memorial Museum and Library in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Equality before the law.,
  • Social justice.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Saral Jhingran.
    SeriesResearch-in-progress papers "history and society" ;, 3rd ser., no. 23, Occasional paper on history and society ;, 3rd ser., no. 23.
    ContributionsNehru Memorial Museum and Library. Centre for Contemporary Studies.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 99/60485 (K)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination13, 24 p.
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL157980M
    LC Control Number99933581

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