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Author Semerdjian, Elyse.

Title "Off the straight path" : illicit sex, law, and community in Ottoman Aleppo / Elyse Semerdjian
Edition First edition
Published Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xxxviii, 247 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Gender, culture, and politics in the Middle East
Gender, culture, and politics in the Middle East.
Contents pt. 1. Zina discourses -- pt. 2. Law in practice
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-227) and index
Subject Adultery (Islamic law)
Customary law (Islamic law) -- Syria -- Aleppo.
Domestic relations (Islamic law)
Fornication (Islamic law)
Punishment (Islamic law)
Rape (Islamic law)
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0815651554 (electronic bk.)
9780815651550 (electronic bk.)
(hbk. alk. paper)
(hbk. alk. paper)