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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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Edited by: Alexander Learmonth, Charlotte Ford, Julia Clark, John Ross Martyn
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Contracts in Islamic Law

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ISBN13: 9781850439295
To be Published: October 2018
Publisher: I.B. Tauris & Co Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £45.00



Islamic law is applied in differing degrees by many countries across the world and especially in the Middle East. Considering the strategic and financial importance of these countries, taken as a whole, it is surprising how little academic writing exists in the West on either Islamic law or Middle Eastern law. Recently there have been signs of a burgeoning interest in Middle Eastern law.

However, traditional Islamic law remains a neglected area of study. Hussein Hassan makes a significant contribution by presenting a detailed survey of a crucially important area of Islamic law and by adopting an approach that gives priority to theory and to a comparative analysis with Anglo-American law theory.

Contracts in Islamic Law offers an invaluable resource to academics and researchers with a specific interest in Islamic law and to scholars whose main focus is Anglo-American contract law but who are interested in comparative law/theory.