University of Pittsburgh

Islamic law in action: authority, discretion, and everyday experiences in Mamluk Egypt.

This vibrant account of the practice of Islamic law, by Kristen Stilt, is illuminated by the reports of the muhtasib in the rich chronicles of the Mamluk period, and the responses of the individuals who encountered him.

ISBN: 9780199602438
PittCat: KRM130.S75 2011

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