WAR AND PEACE IN THE LAW OF ISLAM
Item #: 59751
Pages: x, 321 pp.
Published: Baltimore; Johns Hopkins Press; 1955. Reprinted in 2006.
Subjects: HUMANITIES & THE LAW, HUMAN RIGHTS, INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, RELIGION/THEOLOGY & THE LAW
Khadduri, a former professor of Middle East studies at JohnsHopkins University, presents a lucid analysis of classicalIslamic doctrine concerning war and peace and its adaptationto modern conditions. Working primarily with original Muslimsources, he examines the nature of Islamic state, Islamiclaw and the influence of Western law. Other chaptersconsider classical Muslim attitudes toward foreign policy,international trade, warfare, treaties and how these havedeveloped during the twentieth century.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.
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