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An introduction to Islamic law / by Joseph Schacht.

By: Schacht, Joseph, 1902-1969.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Oxford [Oxfordshire] ; New York : Clarendon Press, 1982 [reprint 2012]Description: viii, 304 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0198254733 (pbk.) :; 9780198251613; 0198254733; 9780198254737.Subject(s): Islamic law -- History | Islamic law -- Social aspectsDDC classification: 340.59 Online resources: WorldCat details | E-Book Fulltext
Contents:
Table of contents The pre-Islamic background -- Muhammad and the Koran -- The first century of Islam -- The Umayyad administration and the first specialists -- The ancient schools of law, the opposition movements and the Traditionists -- Early systematic reasoning; lawyers of the second century -- Islamic law under the first Abbasids; legislation and administration -- The later schools of law and their classical theory -- The closing of the gate of independent reasoning and the further development of doctrine -- Theory and practice -- Purist reactions -- Islamic law in the Ottoman Empire -- Anglo-Muhammadan law and Droit Musulman Algerien -- Modernist legislation -- The original sources -- General concepts -- Persons -- Property -- Obligations in general -- Obligations and contracts in particular -- Family -- Inheritance -- Penal law -- Procedure -- The nature of Islamic law.
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Reprint. Originally published: Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1964.

Includes indexes.

Bibliography: p. [215]-285.

Table of contents The pre-Islamic background --
Muhammad and the Koran --
The first century of Islam --
The Umayyad administration and the first specialists --
The ancient schools of law, the opposition movements and the Traditionists --
Early systematic reasoning; lawyers of the second century --
Islamic law under the first Abbasids; legislation and administration --
The later schools of law and their classical theory --
The closing of the gate of independent reasoning and the further development of doctrine --
Theory and practice --
Purist reactions --
Islamic law in the Ottoman Empire --
Anglo-Muhammadan law and Droit Musulman Algerien --
Modernist legislation --
The original sources --
General concepts --
Persons --
Property --
Obligations in general --
Obligations and contracts in particular --
Family --
Inheritance --
Penal law --
Procedure --
The nature of Islamic law.

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