Journals Higher Education



25 April 2014

240 Pages | 2 maps

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9789774166174

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Sharia and the Making of the Modern Egyptian

Islamic Law and Custom in the Courts of Ottoman Cairo

Reem A. Meshal

A Publication of The American University in Cairo Press

  • An insight into Ottoman Cairo as seen through thousands of historical documents and legal writings.
  • Of great relevance today to Egypt>'s struggles to define the role of Sharia and Islamic law in issues of citizenship and individual rights.

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