Sharia and the making of the modern Egyptian :Islamic law and custom in the courts of Ottoman Cairo
- Reem A. Meshal
- American University in Cairo Press, 2014
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In this book, the author examines sijills, the official documents of the Ottoman Islamic courts, to understand how sharia law, society and the early-modern economy of sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Ottoman Cairo related to the practice of custom in determining rulings.