Law and Power in the Islamic World
by Sami Zubaida
Islamic law (the Shari'a) and its application is a central issue in contemporary Islamic politics and culture. Starting from modern concerns, this book examines the origins and evolution of the Shari'a and the corpus of texts, concepts and practices in which it has been enshrined. Sami Zubaida here considers key historical episodes of political accommodations and contests...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published July 8th 2005 by I. B. Tauris
(first published January 17th 2003)
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