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Book Review - Islamic Law and Civil Code: The Law of Property in Egypt by Richard A. Debs

132 Journal of the American Oriental Society 335, 2012

1 Pages Posted: 23 Mar 2013  

Russell Powell

Seattle University School of Law

Date Written: 2012

Abstract

A book review of Islamic Law and Civil Code: The Law of Property in Egypt by Richard A. Debs. The book is an extremely careful study of the transition to civil codes in a predominantly Muslim jurisdiction that will be helpful to international, comparative, property and Islamic law scholars for its descriptive legal history and its insights for comparative law.

Keywords: Law, Islam, History, Middle East, Egypt, Property, Religion, Civil Code

JEL Classification: K00, K10, K11, K33, K39, N40, N45, Y3

Suggested Citation

Powell, Russell, Book Review - Islamic Law and Civil Code: The Law of Property in Egypt by Richard A. Debs (2012). 132 Journal of the American Oriental Society 335, 2012. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2234184

Russell Powell (Contact Author)

Seattle University School of Law ( email )

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