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Legal Documents from the Judean Desert: The Impact of the Shari a on Bedouin Customary Law (Hardback)

Aharon Layish

Edité par Brill, Netherlands, 2011
ISBN 10: 9004201327 / ISBN 13: 9789004201323
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Titre : Legal Documents from the Judean Desert: The ...

Éditeur : Brill, Netherlands

Date d'édition : 2011

Reliure : Hardback

Etat du livre : New

Edition : Bilingual.

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Language: Arabic,English . Brand New Book. This volume presents annotated English translations of 74 awards handed down by tribal arbitrators and other legal documents obtained from the Bedouin of the Judean Desert. The documents address such legal issues as blood and sexual offenses, family disputes, inheritance, private transactions in land and water rights, tribal boundaries, contracts and obligations. The documents, some of which date back to the 19th century, provide vital information on the process of Islamization of the tribal customary law in the precinct of the tribal judge. The facsimile reproductions of the manuscripts are included, rendering direct access to the original documents. The study is intended for students of Islamic law, of customary law and of comparative law, and historians interested in the legal, social and economic history of modern Palestine and Jordan. A linguistic essay, by Dr. Musa Shawarbah, based on the Bedouin documents, appears at the end of the study. N° de réf. du libraire AAN9789004201323

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Synopsis : English translations of modern legal documents from the Judean Desert cast light on the Islamization of the tribal customary law in the tribal judges precinct. This book is intended for students of Islamic law, of customary law and comparative law, legal, social and economic historians, and Arabists.

A propos de l'auteur: AHARON LAYISH, Ph.D. (1973), Professor Emeritus, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, has published extensively on Islamic, Druze and tribal law, including: Shara and Custom in Libyan Tribal Society (Leiden, 2005). He was President of The Israel Oriental Society (2004-6); He currently is a member of the editorial board of Islamic Law and Society (Brill).

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