- What were the connections between the British imperial project and Orientalist scholarship?
- What was English and what was Islamic in Anglo-Muhammadan law?
Bernard Cohn, Colonialism and its Forms of Knowledge: The British in India (Princeton University Press, 1996), chapter 3, “Law and the Colonial State in India.”
Scott Kugle, “Framed, Blamed and Renamed: The Recasting of Islamic Jurisprudence in Colonial South Asia,” Modern Asian Studies 35 (2001), 257-313.
David Powers, “Orientalism, Colonialism and Legal History: The Attack on Muslim Family Endowments in Algeria and India,” Comparative Studies in Society and History 31 (1989), 535-71.