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Crime and punishment in Islamic law theory and practice from the sixteenth to the twenty-first century by Rudolph Peters

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Criminal law (Islamic law),
  • Punishment (Islamic law),
  • Crime -- Religious aspects -- Islam,
  • Punishment -- Religious aspects -- Islam

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-211) and index.

StatementRudolph Peters.
SeriesThemes in Islamic law -- 2.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKBP3791 .P48 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 219 p. :
Number of Pages219
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20023427M
ISBN 100521792266, 0521796709
OCLC/WorldCa60371177

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