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Islamic Law and Culture, 1600-1840
by Haim Gerber
In the final phase of its pre-modern period of existence, Islamic Law is based mainly on the fatwa collections of two prominent Arab jurists and one Turkish jurist from this period. The book re-examines the basic methodological structure of Islamic law (including its complex relations with the state) and poses the question as to whether Islamic law became increasingly clos ...more
Hardcover, 158 pages
Published January 1st 1999 by Brill
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