By (author) Colin Imber
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Ebu's-su'ud by Colin Imber
Book DescriptionThe Jurist Ebu's-su'ud (c1490-1574) occupies a key position in the history of Islamic Law. He was a scholar who, for forty years, occupied successfully the senior judicial positions in the Ottoman Empire. Confronting the problem of reconciling classical Islamic jurisprudence with the day-to-day legal needs of an empire, he earned an enduring reputation as the jurist who harmonised the Holy Law of Islam with secular practice. The book examines the substance of this reputation by showing, through Ebu's-su'ud's writings, how he adapted classical Islamic legal doctrine to contemporary needs.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780748607679
(234mm x 156mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Edinburgh University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publish Date: 1-Jul-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Colin Imber
Islamic Jurisprudence in the Classical Era, Paperback (March 2014)
In this book, Colin Imber has put together and edited four previously unpublished essays in the field of Islamic law by Norman Calder.
Ottoman Empire, 1300-1650, Hardback (August 2009)
A revised and expanded second edition of a highly-praised account of the structure of the government of the Ottoman Empire to the mid-seventeenth century. Colin Imber incorporates the latest research, and the text now also features a new chapter on taxation as well as an up-to-date Bibliography.
Frontiers of Ottoman Studies, Hardback (November 2004)» View all books by Colin Imber
Frontiers of Ottoman Studies provides a comprehensive overview of the surge in research into Ottoman history and culture over the past two decades. This first volume reflects the growing interest in the provinces, communities and cultures outside the imperial capital of Istanbul.
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