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The Resource The beginnings of Islamic law : late antique Islamicate legal traditions, Lena Salaymeh

The beginnings of Islamic law : late antique Islamicate legal traditions, Lena Salaymeh

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The beginnings of Islamic law : late antique Islamicate legal traditions
Title
The beginnings of Islamic law
Title remainder
late antique Islamicate legal traditions
Statement of responsibility
Lena Salaymeh
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
The Beginnings of Islamic Law' is a major and innovative contribution to our understanding of the historical unfolding of Islamic law. Scrutinizing its historical contexts, the book proposes that Islamic law is a continuous intermingling of innovation and tradition. Salaymeh challenges the embedded assumptions in conventional Islamic legal historiography by developing a critical approach to the study of both Islamic and Jewish legal history. Through case studies of the treatment of war prisoners, circumcision, and wife-initiated divorce, she examines how Muslim jurists incorporated and transformed 'Near Eastern' legal traditions. She also demonstrates how socio-political and historical situations shaped the everyday practice of law, legal education, and the organization of the legal profession in the late antique and medieval eras. Aimed at scholars and students interested in Islamic history, Islamic law, and the relationship between Jewish and Islamic legal traditions, this book's interdisciplinary approach provides accessible explanations and translations of complex materials and ideas
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Salaymeh, Lena
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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  • Islamic law
  • International law (Islamic law)
  • International law (Islamic law)
  • Islamic law
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The beginnings of Islamic law : late antique Islamicate legal traditions, Lena Salaymeh
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 208-234) 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
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 242 pages
Isbn
9781107133020
Lccn
2016026401
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
YBP Library Services
System control number
(OCoLC)951465229
Label
The beginnings of Islamic law : late antique Islamicate legal traditions, Lena Salaymeh
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 208-234) 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
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 242 pages
Isbn
9781107133020
Lccn
2016026401
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
YBP Library Services
System control number
(OCoLC)951465229

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