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Islamic legal revival : reception of European law and transformations in Islamic legal thought in Egypt, 1875-1952 / Leonard Wood.

Author:
Wood, Leonard G. H. (Leonard Gustauvus Harrison) [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Description:
1 online resource.
Series:
Oxford Islamic legal studies. [More in this series]
Summary note:
Leonard Wood presents his ground breaking history of Islamic revivalist thought in Islamic law. He brings to life the tumultuous history of colonial interventions in Islamic legal consciousness during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, and tells the story of the rapid displacement of local Egyptian and Islamic law by transplanted European codes and details the evolution of resultant movements to revive Islamic law.
Notes:
Previously issued in print: 2016.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Target audience:
Specialized.
Source of description:
Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on October 26, 2016).
Subject(s):
Other title(s):
Oxford scholarship online.
ISBN:
9780191827716 (ebook) :
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