University of Pittsburgh

Sharia and the making of the modern Egyptian :Islamic law and custom in the courts of Ottoman Cairo

In this book, the author examines sijills, the official documents of the Ottoman Islamic courts, to understand how sharia law, society and the early-modern economy of sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Ottoman Cairo related to the practice of custom in determining rulings.

ISBN: 9789774166174
PittCat: KRM469.M47 2014

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