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The Woman Poisoner Stereotype, Anti‑Abortion Laws in Colonial India and More with Dr. Mitra Sharafi

Sep 19, 2022

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In this episode, legal historian Dr. Mitra Sharafi talks to us about how racial differences shaped the development of forensic science in colonial India, why the anti-abortion law was poorly enforced back then, and how death by poisoning became common during epidemics. 
‘In Perspective’ is our podcast series where academics reveal little-known facts about Indian history, society and culture.

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