Crime and punishment in Islamic law : theory and practice from the Sixteenth to the Twenty-First century (Book, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
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Crime and punishment in Islamic law : theory and practice from the Sixteenth to the Twenty-First century

Author: Rudolph Peters
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Series: Themes in Islamic law, 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Transferred to digital printingView all editions and formats
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This book, first published in 2006, gives a detailed account of the classical doctrine of Islamic law and traces the enforcement of criminal law from the Ottoman period to the present day. The  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rudolph Peters
ISBN: 9780521792264 0521792266 9780521796705 0521796709
OCLC Number: 718216907
Description: 219 p.
Contents: Acknowledgements; Maps; 1. Introduction; 2. The classical doctrine; 3. The implementation of Islamic criminal law in the pre-modern period: the Ottoman Empire; 4. The eclipse of Islamic criminal law; 5. Islamic criminal law today; 6. Conclusion; Glossary of technical terms; Bibliography; Suggestions for further reading; Index.
Series Title: Themes in Islamic law, 2.
Responsibility: Rudolph Peters.

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'This is the right book at the right time. ... The reader will not find a clearer account of the fundamental Islamic doctrines of crime and punishment. ...should be read not only by academics, but Read more...

 
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