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The Resource Bedouin bisha'h justice : ordeal by fire, Joseph Ginat

Bedouin bisha'h justice : ordeal by fire, Joseph Ginat

Label
Bedouin bisha'h justice : ordeal by fire
Title
Bedouin bisha'h justice
Title remainder
ordeal by fire
Statement of responsibility
Joseph Ginat
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ginat, J
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Law, Bedouin
  • Customary law
  • Ordeal
  • Bedouins
Label
Bedouin bisha'h justice : ordeal by fire, Joseph Ginat
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 202-219) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgements -- 1. Introduction to the Bisha'h ceremony -- 2. The Mubasha''s family, Khams (co-liable group), and family traditions -- 3. A review of trials by ordeal throughout history -- 4. Introduction to case histories -- 5. Theft, drugs and property damage cases -- 5. Murder and manslaughter cases -- 6. Illicit sexual relations and rape cases -- 7. Marbut cases (inability of the groom to perform on his wedding night) -- 8. Charms, witchcraft, and healing ceremonies -- 9. Concluding remarks -- Appendix I: Bisha'h ceremony reports -- Appendix II: Notes distributed during Bisha'h ceremonies -- Appendix III: Police and court letters to the Mubasha' requesting performance of the Bisha'h -- Appendix IV: Newspaper references -- Appendix V: Summary Table of Bisha'h ceremonies
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 229 pages, 6 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781845192693
Isbn Type
(h/c : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008036892
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), map
System control number
(OCoLC)244059796
Label
Bedouin bisha'h justice : ordeal by fire, Joseph Ginat
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 202-219) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgements -- 1. Introduction to the Bisha'h ceremony -- 2. The Mubasha''s family, Khams (co-liable group), and family traditions -- 3. A review of trials by ordeal throughout history -- 4. Introduction to case histories -- 5. Theft, drugs and property damage cases -- 5. Murder and manslaughter cases -- 6. Illicit sexual relations and rape cases -- 7. Marbut cases (inability of the groom to perform on his wedding night) -- 8. Charms, witchcraft, and healing ceremonies -- 9. Concluding remarks -- Appendix I: Bisha'h ceremony reports -- Appendix II: Notes distributed during Bisha'h ceremonies -- Appendix III: Police and court letters to the Mubasha' requesting performance of the Bisha'h -- Appendix IV: Newspaper references -- Appendix V: Summary Table of Bisha'h ceremonies
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 229 pages, 6 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781845192693
Isbn Type
(h/c : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008036892
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), map
System control number
(OCoLC)244059796

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