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Author Meshal, Reem A., author.

Title Sharia and the making of the modern Egyptian : Islamic law and custom in the courts of Ottoman Cairo / Reem A. Meshal.

Published Cairo : Amer univ in cairo press, 2014.
Cairo New York American University in Cairo Press, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  340.590962 MESH    AVAILABLE
Physical description xi, 290 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-286) and index.
Contents The Empire in Theory -- Custom in Shari'a and in the Siyasati Ilahi (Celestial Siyasa) -- The Construction of Orthodoxy : Renewal (Tajdid) & Renunciation (Takfir) -- "This Sijill is a Hujja!" Mass Producing Documents in Ottoman-Cairo -- The Documented Life -- The Rights of God (Huquq Allah) : "A Moral Transgression, not a Crime" -- The Rights of Man (Huquq al-Adamiyyin).
Subject Law -- Egypt -- Islamic influences -- History.
Islamic law -- Social aspects -- Egypt -- History.
Customary law -- Egypt -- Cairo -- History.
Islamic courts -- Egypt -- Cairo -- History.
Egypt -- History -- 1517-1882.
ISBN 9789774166174