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Author Peters, Rudolph.

Title Crime and punishment in Islamic law : theory and practice from the sixteenth to the twenty-first century / Rudolph Peters
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (x, 219 pages) : maps
Series Themes in Islamic law ; 2
Themes in Islamic law ; 2
Contents Introduction -- The classical doctrine -- The implementation of Islamic criminal law in the pre-modern period : the Ottoman Empire -- The eclipse of Islamic criminal law -- Islamic criminal law today -- Conclusion
Summary This is an account of the theory and practice of Islamic criminal law
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Crime -- Religious aspects -- Islam
Criminal law (Islamic law)
Punishment (Islamic law)
Punishment -- Religious aspects -- Islam
Form Electronic book
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