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Islamic Jurisprudence : An International Perspective

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Title:Islamic Jurisprudence : An International Perspective
Price:AUD$176.00 (about USD$119.20)
Book ID:SB00-0222209
Publisher:Macmillan Press, London, 1988
Edition:First Edition
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:Very Good
Macmillan Press, 1988, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First Edition

400 g; XX, 208 pages, includes bibliography and references, index, and for appendices, including "Universal Islamic Declaration of Human Rights", and a list of key words in Islamic law. With original dust jacket. The top edge of the dust jacket appears to have faded slightly, and there is an ownership inscription on the front end page which is also slightly creased. Otherwise the book is free of blemish. The author, a professor of law at Monash University in Melbourne wrote this book is seeking to present information, not at present available of a single work, on the pioneering efforts of Islamic jurists to develop a comprehensive body of human rights principles and practice, as well as a corpus of international law principles. The attempt to develop such international law principles long anticipated any similar work in other legal or cultural systems. Human rights doctrine based upon the Qu'ran and the Sunna of the Prophet was expressed in terms which will strike the reader is surprisingly modern. In International Law, Islamic Treatises Anticipated the Work of Grotius by Eight Centuries." -- front fold over blurb Size: 8vo - over 7�" - 9�" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: philosophy; Religion -- Islam; Law; ISBN: 0333446682. ISBN/EAN: 9780333446683. Inventory No: 0222209.
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