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Sex and 'Sexuality' in South Asian History British Library photograph of three people from the Hirja community

Sex and 'Sexuality' in South Asian History

While the British justified the conquest and colonisation of a quarter of the world’s population on the grounds that they were bringing the ‘rule of law’ to peoples who had none, in reality they superimposed an alien legal system upon often complex pre-existing legal norms.

Posted on: 29 January 2021