The Reinstatement of Islamic Law in Sudan Under Numayrī: An Evaluation of a Legal Experiment in the Light of Its Historical Context, Methodology, (Studies in Islamic Law and Society #16) (Hardcover)

The Reinstatement of Islamic Law in Sudan Under Numayrī: An Evaluation of a Legal Experiment in the Light of Its Historical Context, Methodology, (Studies in Islamic Law and Society #16) By Aharon Layish, Gabriel R. Warburg Cover Image

The Reinstatement of Islamic Law in Sudan Under Numayrī: An Evaluation of a Legal Experiment in the Light of Its Historical Context, Methodology, (Studies in Islamic Law and Society #16) (Hardcover)

This study analyzes the reinstatement of Islamic law in Sudan under Numayrī in the light of its historical context, sources of inspiration, methodology and repercussions, with special reference to the judge as an instrument for implementing the governmental Islamist policy.
Aharon Layish, Ph.D. (1973) is Professor at Hebrew University, has published extensively on Islamic, customary and Druze law and institutions, including Legal Documents on Libyan Tribal Society in Process of Sedentarization (Harrassowitz, 1998). He is Executive Editor of Islamic Law and Society and Chairman of 'The Israel Oriental Society'. Gabriel R. Warburg, Ph.D. (1968) in History, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, is Professor Emeritus of Middle Eastern History at Haifa University. His books include Islam Nationalism and Communism in a Traditional Society, the Case of Sudan (Frank Cass, 1978), Historical Discord in the Nile Valley (C.Hurst, 1992) and Islam, Sectarianism and Politics in Sudan Since the Mahdiyya (C. Hurst, 2002).
Product Details ISBN: 9789004121041
ISBN-10: 9004121048
Publisher: Brill
Publication Date: July 15th, 2002
Pages: 350
Language: English
Series: Studies in Islamic Law and Society