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
Date Written: 2012
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
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