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Hindu LawBeyond Tradition and Modernity$
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Werner Menski

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780195699210

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699210.001.0001

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Postmodernity and Beyond

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Hindu Law

Menski Werner

Oxford University Press

This chapter discusses the concluding analyses in different sections. The author argues that dismissing Hindu law as a traditional religious system of suppression with no relevance to the contemporary world has been a grave mistake. Hindu law is, and will remain, a central element of Indian laws.

Keywords:   religious system, Indian laws, central element

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