Jews and Islamic law in early 20th-century Yemen /

In early 20th-century Yemen, a sizable Jewish population was subject to sumptuary laws and social restrictions. Jews regularly came into contact with Islamic courts and Muslim jurists, by choice and by necessity, became embroiled in the most intimate details of their Jewish neighbors' lives. Ma...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Wagner, Mark S.
Format: Book
Published: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2015]
Series:Indiana series in Sephardi and Mizrahi studies.
Table of Contents:
  • The Islamic judicial system and the Jews
  • Changing God's law
  • Muslim Jews and Jewish Muslims
  • Concord and conflict in economic life
  • Intercommunal violence and the Shari[ayn]a.