xiii, 306 pages, 2 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm.
Library of Ottoman studies ; v. 9.
Formatted Contents Note
Part one. Ottoman jurisprudence concerning ownership of agricultural land Jurisprudential debate in the sixteenth century Jurisprudential debate in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries Legal reform from the 1830s to the First World War Part two. The administration of property in one district of the empire Production and settlement in the district of 'Ajlun The introduction of bureaucratic registration Regional leadership and the prosecution of a governor Property and administration in the later Tanzimat Part three. Governing property : administration, village, household Registration and political economy in two plains villages Registration and political economy in two hill villages A village of the plains : Hawwara A village of mixed agriculture in the hills : Kufr 'Awan.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-298) and index.