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Author Donaldson, William J.

Title Sharecropping in the Yemen : a study of Islamic theory, custom, and pragmatism / by William J. Donaldson
Published Leiden, Netherlands ; Boston : Brill, 2000
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 278 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Studies in Islamic law and society, 1384-1130 ; v. 13
Studies in Islamic law and society ; v. 13. 1384-1130
Contents List of Tables; List of Figures; Preface and Acknowledgements; Note on Transliteration; Note on the Method Adopted for Referencing Sources; Chapter 1: Introduction; PART I: SHARECROPPING AND ITS ISLAMIC DIMENSION; PART II: YEMENI SHARECROPPING IN PRACTICE; A Brief Review of the Sources on which this Book is based; APPENDICES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Summary This text discusses sharecropping in the Yemen against the background of Islamic law and customary law. Sharecropping is interesting in Islam since its basis is ostensibly inconsistent with the Islamic prohibition against transactions involving gharar (risk or uncertainty)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-272) and index
Notes English and Arabic
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Subject Sharecropping (Islamic law) -- Yemen (Republic)
Sharecropping -- Law and legislation -- Yemen (Republic)
Form Electronic book
LC no. 99046291
ISBN 142370584X (electronic bk.)
9004114904 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9781423705840 (electronic bk.)
9789004114906 (cloth ; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)