Sacred Law in the Holy City: The Khedival Challenge to the Ottomans as seen from Jerusalem, 1829-1841

Sacred Law in the Holy City: The Khedival Challenge to the Ottomans as seen from Jerusalem, 1829-1841

by Judith Mendelsohn Rood
     
 

ISBN-10: 9004138102

ISBN-13: 9789004138100

Pub. Date: 08/30/2004

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

This volume analyzes the political and socio-economic roles of the Muslim community of Jerusalem in the Ottoman period by focusing upon the rebellion of 1834 against Muhammad Ali from a natural law perspective using the archives of the Islamic court.  See more details below

Overview

This volume analyzes the political and socio-economic roles of the Muslim community of Jerusalem in the Ottoman period by focusing upon the rebellion of 1834 against Muhammad Ali from a natural law perspective using the archives of the Islamic court.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004138100
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
08/30/2004
Series:
Ottoman Empire and its Heritage Series, #32
Pages:
266
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.42(h) x 0.92(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Introduction1
Ch. 2Jerusalem, the Shari'a, and the fundaments of Ottoman provincial government24
Ch. 3The invasion of Jerusalem : 183173
Ch. 4The establishment of Khedival rule and the reaction in Jerusalem : 1832-183487
Ch. 5The rebellion : summer 1834122
Ch. 6A study in the application of law in Jerusalem under Khedival rule141
Ch. 7Epilogue : the sultan and the Khedive194
AppA note on transliterations of Arabic and Turkish words215
AppA note on the Islamic court records as a source217

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