Formation of the classic Islamic world ; Volume 27.
First published 2004 by Ashgate Publishing.
Formatted Contents Note
1. The Arab conquests and the formation of Islamic Society / I.M. Lapidus 2. Pre-Islamic background and early development of jurisprudence / Joseph Schacht 3. Foreign elements in ancient Islamic law / Joseph Schacht 4. The birth-hour of Muslim law? : an essay in exegesis / S.D. Goitein 5. Two legal problems bearing on the early history of the Qur'an / Patricia Crone 6. Unconditional manumission of slaves in early Islamic law : ath analysis / Ulrike Mitter 7. The role of non-Arab converts in the development of early Islamic law / Harald Motzki 8. The judiciary (Qs) as a governmental-administrative tool in early Islam / Irit Abramski-Bligh 9. Islamic juristic terminology before : a semantic analysis with special reference to Kafa / Zafar Ishaq Ansari 10. Was al-Shafi'i the master architect of Islamic jurisprudence? / Wael Hallaq 11. Muhammad b. Dd al-hir's manual of jurisprudence, al-Wu; Ma'rifat al-Ul / Devin Stewart 12. Early Ijtihd and the later construction of authority / Wael Hallaq 13. The formation of the Sunn Schools of Law / Christopher Melchert 14. The Caliphs, the 'Ulama', and the law : defining the role and function of the Caliph in the early 'Abbasid period / Muhammad Qasim Zaman.