Publisher description for Behind the mask : the cultural definition of the legal subject in colonial Bengal, 1775-1911 / Anindita Mukhopadhyay.

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The book explores the complex interlinkages between the formulation of middle class identity, colonial legal discourse and calss antagonism between late eighteenth and early twentieth century in Bengal.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Bengal (India) -- History -- 18th century.
Social classes -- india -- Bengal -- History -- 18th century.
Law -- India -- Colonies -- History -- 18th century.
Bengal (India) -- Denotified tribes -- History -- 18th century.