The administration of justice in medieval Egypt : from the seventhto the twelfth century (eBook, 2020) [WorldCat.org]
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The administration of justice in medieval Egypt : from the seventhto the twelfth century
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The administration of justice in medieval Egypt : from the seventhto the twelfth century

Author: Yaacov Lev
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2020]
Series: Edinburgh studies in classical Islamic history and culture
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book shows how political and administrative forces shaped the way justice was applied in medieval Egypt. It introduces the model that evolved during the 7th to the 9th centuries, which involved 4 judicial institutions: the cadi, the court of complaint, the police/shurta and the Islamized marketlaw.
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Genre/Form: e-books
History
Livres numériques
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Yaacov Lev
ISBN: 9781474459235 1474459234 9781474459266 1474459269
OCLC Number: 1157899952
Description: 1 ressource en ligne.
Contents: Intro --
The Administration of Justice in Medieval Egypt --
Copyright --
Contents --
Acknowledgements --
Introduction: Issues and Methodology --
Part One The Cadi: Judge and Administrator --
1 The Cadi's Jurisdiction: Evolution and Consolidation --
2 Sunnıˉ Rulers and Their Cadis --
3 Ismaˉʻıˉlıˉ Rulers and the Judicial System --
Part Two Judicial Institutions outside the Pale of Islamic Law --
4 Criminal Justice and the Police --
5 The Law of the Market --
6 The Ruler's Justice: The Maz˙al̄im Institution --
Part Three TheAdministration of Justice in non-Muslim Communities 7 Judicial Autonomy: Medieval Realities and Modern Discourse --
8 TheAdministration of Justice in a Broader Perspective --
Bibliography --
Index
Series Title: Edinburgh studies in classical Islamic history and culture
Responsibility: Yaacov Lev.

Abstract:

This book shows how political and administrative forces shaped the way justice was applied in medieval Egypt. It introduces the model that evolved during the 7th to the 9th centuries, which involved 4 judicial institutions: the cadi, the court of complaint, the police/shurta and the Islamized marketlaw.

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