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Legible bodies : race, criminality and colonialism in South Asia /
Clare Anderson.
imprint
Oxford ; New York, NY, USA : Berg, c2004.
description
viii, 245 p. : ill.
ISBN
1859738559 (cloth), 1859738605 (pbk.)
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imprint
Oxford ; New York, NY, USA : Berg, c2004.
isbn
1859738559 (cloth)
1859738605 (pbk.)
contents note
Introduction: textualizing the Indian criminal body -- Inscribing the criminal body: the penal tattoo -- 'Surely there is more in this than mere ornament': ethnography, surveillance, and the decorative tattoo -- The question of convict dress -- Voir/savoir: photographing, measuring and fingerprinting the Indian criminal -- Emperors of the Lilliputians: criminal physiology and the Indian social body.
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5164174
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

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