Islamic law in action : authority, discretion, and everyday experiences in Mamluk Egypt /

Taking a 'law in action' approach to the study of Islamic law through a focus on the activities of the muhtasib in medieval Cairo and Fustat, this book paints a clear picture of the practice of Islamic law at the time. Connecting theory and practice, it sheds new light on the lived experie...

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Main Author: Stilt, Kristen.
Corporate Author: Oxford University Press.
Format: Book Electronic
Language:English
Published:Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
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