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Title Law, Custom, and Statute in the Muslim World : Studies in Honor of Aharon Layish / Edited by Ron Shaham.

Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007.

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Description 1 online resource (xxxi, 263 pages).
Series Studies in Islamic law and society, 1384-1130 ; v. 28
Studies in Islamic law and society ; v. 28. 1384-1130
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-246) and index.
Contents The Mukhtaṣar of al-Khiraqī and its place in the formation of Ḥanbalī legal doctrine / Nimrod Hurvitz -- Law and custom in the Maghrib, 1475-1500: on the disinheritance of women / David S. Powers -- Women as expert witnesses in pre-modern Islamic courts / Ron Shaham -- Qāḍī, muftī and ruler: their roles in the development of Islamic law / Miriam Hoexter -- Ottoman qāḍīs in Damascus during the 16th-18th centuries / Michael Winter -- Patronage, intervention, and violence in the legal process in eighteenth-century Salonica and its province / Eyal Ginio -- Archaic forms of contract in Max Weber's Theories and in Arab and Somali customary law / Frank H. Stewart -- Provincial judges: the Shar̄ʻa judiciary of mid-twentieth-century Yemen / Brinkley Messick -- "All of Palestine is holy Muslim wafq land": a myth and its roots / Yitzhak Reiter -- Legal reform, interpretive communities and the quest for legitimacy: a contextual analysis of a legal circular / Ido Shahar.
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Subject Layish, Aharon.
Layiš, Aharôn.
Layish, Aharon -- Bibliographie.
Layiš, Aharôn.
Islamic law -- History.
Justice, Administration of (Islamic law) -- History.
Customary law (Islamic law) -- History.
Chronological Term Geschichte
Genre/Form Electronic books.
History.
Electronic books.
Added Author Layish, Aharon, 1933-
Shaham, Ron.
Other Form: Print version: Law, custom, and statute in the Muslim world. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007 (DLC) 2006050908
ISBN 9789047411307 (electronic bk.)
9047411307 (electronic bk.)
9004154531 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
9789004154537
Standard No. 10.1163/ej.9789004154537.i-263