Parsi Legal History

ISBN-9781107047976jktLaw and Identity in Colonial South Asia: Parsi Legal Culture, 1772-1947 is out in a US/UK edition with Cambridge University Press, and in a South Asian edition with Permanent Black (here and here). It won the Law and Society Association’s J. Willard Hurst Prize for socio-legal history in 2015. You can find previews of my book here and here.

For more about the book:

The book has been reviewed by

Law & Social Inquiry 42:4 (fall 2017) has a review symposium on my book, with essays by Bhavani Raman, Sylvia Vatuk, Assaf Likhovski, Winnifred Sullivan, and me.

I have also posted a forthcoming article, which is a sequel to the book: “Parsi Legal Culture, Constitutionalism, and the Rule of Law.”

Interested in Parsi history? You may want to look at these:

There is also my blogpost, Ruttie & Bella.

[updated on 20 July 2019]