A History of Islamic Law

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Edinburgh University Press, 1964 - Religion - 264 pages
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The classic introduction to Islamic law, tracing its development from its origins, through the medieval period, to its place in modern Islam.

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About the author (1964)

N. J. Coulson was chair of oriental laws at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. He is the author of numerous books including Succession in the Modern Family, Conflicts and Tensions In Islamic Jurisprudence, and Commercial Law in the Gulf States.

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