Sharecropping in the Yemen: A Study in Islamic Theory, Custom and Pragmatism by William Donaldson, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Sharecropping in the Yemen: A Study in Islamic Theory, Custom and Pragmatism

Sharecropping in the Yemen: A Study in Islamic Theory, Custom and Pragmatism

by William Donaldson
     
 

This book discusses sharecropping in the Yemen against the background of Islamic law and customary law. Islamic legal texts, contracts, pleas and fatwūs are analysed and related to Yemeni sharecropping in practice, in a study accessible to both social scientists and Islamic legal specialists.

Overview

This book discusses sharecropping in the Yemen against the background of Islamic law and customary law. Islamic legal texts, contracts, pleas and fatwūs are analysed and related to Yemeni sharecropping in practice, in a study accessible to both social scientists and Islamic legal specialists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004114906
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
03/14/2000
Series:
Studies in Islamic Law and Society Series, #13
Pages:
278
Product dimensions:
6.52(w) x 9.66(h) x 0.95(d)

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Meet the Author

William J. Donaldson, Ph.D., currently teaches Arabic at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, and has published articles on Arabian fisheries development and on Islamic metrology. He holds degrees in both geography and Arabic, including two doctorates (1979 Durham, and 1998 Edinburgh).

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