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Major Works: Islamic Law

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Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

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  1. Islamic Law (RLE Politics of Islam)

    Social and Historical Contexts

    By Aziz Al-Azmeh

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Politics of Islam

    This book underlines the mutability of Islamic law and attempts to relate its substantive and institutional varieties and transformations to social, political, economic and other historical circumstances. The studies in the book range from discussion of the received wisdom in Islamic law to studies...

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Islamic Law

    Edited by Gavin Picken

    Series: Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies

    Islamic law is a legal tradition entrenched within a religious context; it is one of the most intriguing and fascinating areas of Islamic Studies. Many practitioners of Islam believe that their lives should be governed by a divinely revealed and sanctioned form of law that affects every aspect of...

    Published October 20th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Islam

    Beliefs and Institutions

    By Henri Lammens

    In this book, originally published in 1929, Lammens is primarily concerned with the problem of Mohammad’s personality and prophetic career – one of the central issues of Islamic history. He argues that Mohammad’s career must be considered within the context of the urban and mercantile society...

    Published November 28th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Law and Institutions: Mini-set B 6 vols

    Routledge Library Editions: Islam

    Edited by Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Islam

    Originally published between 1925 and 1987 the volumes in this mini-set include works by J N D Anderson, Carolyn Fluehr-Lobban, Austin Kennett, Henri Lammens and Alexander Russell....

    Published November 28th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Bedouin Justice

    Law and Custom Among the Egyptian Bedouin

    By Austin Kennett

    This volume was originally published in 1925 and is a digest of the law and practice of the Bedouin Courts, together with an account of desert life and customs. ...

    Published November 28th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Muslim Law

    An Historical Introduction to the Law of Inheritance

    By Alexander David Russell

    This volume, orginally published in 1925, outlines the historical development of the Muslim law of inheritance in pre-Islamic Law. It discusses the ranking of heirs and guardians, reforms introduced by Muhammad, subsequent development of the law, and rise of the orthodox schools. ...

    Published November 28th 2007 by Routledge

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