Islamic Law in Theory

Studies on Jurisprudence in Honor of Bernard Weiss

Edited by A. Kevin Reinhart, Dartmouth College, and Robert Gleave, University of Exeter, with an appreciation by Peter Sluglett, University of Utah

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€154,00
$185.00
ISBN13: 
9789004264809
E-ISBN: 
9789004265196
Publication Date: 
May 2014
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Hardback
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xx, 370 pp.
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1384-1130
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37

Edited by Maaike van Berkel, Radboud University Nijmegen, Léon Buskens, Leiden University, and Petra M. Sijpesteijn, Leiden University

This volume examines the use of legal documents for the history of Muslim societies, presenting case studies from different periods and areas of the Muslim world from medieval Iran and Egypt to contemporary Yemen and Morocco, and involving multiple disciplinary approaches.
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Volume: 
42
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004343726
Expected: 
June 2017
€125,00
$144.00

Carolyn G. Baugh, Gannon University

In Minor Marriage in Early Islamic Law, Carolyn Baugh offers an in-depth exploration of 8th-13th century legal sources on the marriageability of prepubescents, focusing on such issues as maintenance, sexual readiness, consent, and a father’s right to compel.
Series: 
Volume: 
41
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004344839
Expected: 
May 2017
€99,00
$115.00

Edited by Giovanna Calasso, Sapienza University, Rome, and Giuliano Lancioni, Roma Tre University, Rome

This volume provides the first collection of studies devoted to the binomial dār al-islām / dār al-ḥarb, offering new perspectives on this underexplored issue through the analysis of a wide range of contexts and sources, from medieval to modern times.
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Volume: 
40
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004328686
Expected: 
April 2017
€149,00
$172.00

Alan Verskin, University of Rhode Island

In Islamic Law and the Crisis of the Reconquista, Alan Verskin examines the efforts of Islamic jurists to articulate a new law which would address the predicament of Muslims living under Christian rule in Iberia.
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Volume: 
39
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004283190
E-ISBN: 
9789004284531
Publication date: 
January 2015
€103,00
$131.00

Amr Osman, Qatar University

In this book, Amr Osman presents a new reading of both the history and doctrine of the Ẓāhirī madhhab, from its emergence in the 3rd/9th century to its demise in the 10th/16th century.
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Volume: 
38
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004276192
E-ISBN: 
9789004279650
Publication date: 
July 2014
€122,00
$145.00

Edited by Oussama Arabi, Haigazian University, David S. Powers, Cornell University, and Susan A. Spectorsky, Queens College, City University of New York

In Islamic Legal Thought: A Compendium of Muslim Jurists, twenty-three scholars each contribute a chapter containing the biography of a distinguished Muslim jurist and a translated sample of his work. Jurists of the formative, classical and modern periods are represented.
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Volume: 
36
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004254527
E-ISBN: 
9789004255883
Publication date: 
September 2013
€204,00
$257.00

Sabrina Joseph

Drawing on Hanafi legal texts from Ottoman Syria between the 17th and early 19th centuries, this book examines how jurists balanced the rights and obligations of tenants and landlords on state and waqf lands, contributing in the process to the dynamism of the law and the adaptability and...
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Volume: 
35
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004228351
E-ISBN: 
9789004228672
Publication date: 
May 2012
€114,00
$139.00

Guy Bechor

This volume compares the courtroom oaths of both Islamic and modern Egyptian legal systems, blending elements of legal history, comparative law, theology, philosophy and culture.
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Volume: 
34
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004209749
E-ISBN: 
9789004217515
Publication date: 
December 2011
€165,00
$200.00

Aharon Layish

English translations of modern legal documents from the Judean Desert cast light on the Islamization of the tribal customary law in the tribal judge’s precinct. This book is intended for students of Islamic law, of customary law and comparative law, legal, social and economic historians, and...
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Volume: 
33
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004201323
E-ISBN: 
9789004185715
Publication date: 
July 2011
€220,00
$266.00

Muhammad Al Atawneh

This book examines Dār al-Iftā, the official Saudi religious establishment for issuing fatwas, between 1971 and 1999. Specifically, it explores the challenges that this scholarly body encountered when applying Wahhābī interpretations of the Shari'a to late twentieth-century modernity.
Series: 
Volume: 
32
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004184695
E-ISBN: 
9789004185708
Publication date: 
June 2010
€116,00
$141.00

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