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Imprint of the Raj: The Colonial Origin of Fingerprinti

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Imprint of the Raj: The Colonial Origin of Fingerprinti - Sengoopta, Chandak
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A fascinating account of the invention of fingerprinting in colonial India and the story of how the technique was exported back to Victorian England.Opening with the first case in a British criminal court to use the radical new technique of fingerprinting to identify the perpetrators of crime in 1902 this riveting book takes us back to the origins of fingerprinting in India. Despite many books on the subject of fingerprints in general, none have looked closely at the fact that this standard tool of forensic science was born ...

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Imprint of the Raj: The Colonial Origin of Fingerprinti 2003, Macmillan, London

ISBN-13: 9780333989166

Hardcover