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Published: 01 February 2020

448 Pages | 1

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474444293

Bookseller Code (06)

Sharia in the Russian Empire

The Reach and Limits of Islamic Law in Central Eurasia, 1550-1900

Edited by Paolo Sartori and Danielle Ross

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Presents the theory and application of Islamic law in the Volga-Ural region, the Kazakh Steppe, the north Caucasus and Central Asia from the 1550s to 1917
  • Draws comparisons between Islamic law in Russia and elsewhere in the colonial world
  • Based upon important, but largely unstudied print and manuscript sources in Arabic, Persian and the Turkic languages
  • Brings together the work of an international collective of scholars of Islam in Russia

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