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Islamic finance : principles and practice

Author: H Visser
Publisher: Cheltenham ; Northampton, Mass. : Edward Elgar, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Hans Visser presents a fascinating study of both the foundations of Islamic finance and its recent developments. He presents a dispassionate discussion of the problems facing Islamic forms of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H Visser
ISBN: 9781849808828 1849808821
OCLC Number: 664325596
Notes: Originally published: 2009.
Description: xi, 184 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Contents: Introduction 1. Why Islamic Finance? 2. Sources of Islamic Law 3. The Islamic Economy 4. Financial Instruments 5. Islamic Banks 6. Special Sectors 7. Public Finance and the Monetary Authorities 8. Islamic Finance: A Tentative Verdict Appendices A. The Quran on Riba B. The Quran on Maysir C. The Bible on Interest D. Useful Web Adresses References Index
Responsibility: Hans Visser.

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