General Introductions to Islamic Law
Basic Introductory Texts:
- Joseph Schacht, Introduction to Islamic Law. Law School: Islamic Ref KBP144 .S34x 1964 & MOSLEM 903 SCH.
- Noel J. Coulson. A history of Islamic law. Law School: MOSLEM 905 COU57 1997
- Knut Vikør. Between God and the sultan : a history of Islamic law. Law School: Islamic Ref KBP50 .V55x 2005
- Mūʾil Yūsuf ʻIzz al-Dīn. Islamic law : from historical foundations to contemporary practice. Law School: Islamic Ref KBP144 .D54 2004
- Chibli Mallat. "From Islamic to Middle Eastern law: a restatement of the field." American Journal of Comparative Law 51.4 (Fall 2003): 699-750 (Part I) and American Journal of Comparative Law 52.1 (Wntr 2004): 209-286. (Part II).
- Amira El-Azhary Sonbol. Shari'ah and state formation: historical perspective.Chicago Journal of International Law 8.1 (Summer 2007): 59-83.
- Hisham M. Ramadan, . "Toward honest and principled Islamic law scholarship.(The Future of Islamic Scholarship)." Michigan State Law Review 2006.6 (Dec 31, 2006): 1573-1607
Basic Treatises on Islamic Family Law
Islamic family law in a changing world : a global resource book. (Abdullahi A. An-Na’im, ed.) Islamic Ref MOSLEM 913 ISL36 2002 [Copies 1-2]
Tahir Mahmood. Statutes of personal law in Islamic countries: history, texts and analysis. Islamic Ref MOSLEM 913 MAH66 1995
Dawoud El Alami & Doreen Hinchcliffe. Islamic marriage and divorce laws of the Arab world. Islamic Ref KMC160 .E4 1996
David Pearl. Muslim family law. Islamic Ref MOSLEM 913 PEA75 1998
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