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Islamic law and civil code : the law of property in Egypt /

Richard A. Debs analyzes the classical Islamic law of property based on the Shari'ah, traces its historic development in Egypt, and describes its integration as a source of law within the modern format of a civil code. He focuses specifically on Egypt, a country in the Islamic world that drew u...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Debs, Richard A.
Other Authors: Vogel, Frank E., Sayyid Raḍwān, ʻAbd al-Wahhāb.
Format: Online Book
Published: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2010.
Online Access:Online version
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Table of Contents:
  • The classical Islamic law of property
  • Traditional Islamic law in the modern era
  • The introduction of a western civil code system
  • Property law under the first civil codes
  • The development of a national legal system
  • Property law under the Civil Code of 1949.