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Islamic law and empire in Ottoman Cairo / James E. Baldwin.

Author/creator Baldwin, James E.
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoEdinburgh : Edinburgh University Press Ltd., 2017.
Descriptionxii, 232 pages ; 25 cm
Supplemental Content Full text available from JSTOR eBooks
Contents A brief portrait of Cairo under Ottoman rule -- Cairo's legal system : institutions and actors -- Royal justice : the Dīvān-i Hümāyūn and the Dīwān al-ʻĀlī -- Government authority, the interpretation of fiqh, and the production of applied law -- The privatization of justice : dispute resolution as a domain of political competition -- A culture of disputing : how did Cairenes use the legal system? -- Conclusion : Ottoman Cairo's legal system and grand narratives -- Appendix : examples of documents used in the study.
General noteBased on author's thesis (Doctoral - New York University, 2010), issued under title: Islamic law in an Ottoman context : resolving disputes in late 17th / early 18th-century Cairo.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 210-228) and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2016299769
ISBN9781474403092 (hardcover)

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