Islamic Law : Social and Historical Contexts Hardback
Part of the Routledge Library Editions: Politics of Islam series
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.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 282 pages
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 08/05/2013
- Category: Islam
- ISBN: 9780415830812