Islamic Law (Rle Politics of Islam): Social and Historical Contexts
Page count: 296 pages
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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 of legal institutions and the theoretical means employed by Islamic law for the accommodation of changing historical circumstances.
First published in 1988.