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Islamic Legal Revival: Reception of European Law and Transformations in Islamic Legal Thought in Egypt, 1875–1952

Leonard Wood

Abstract

In this meticulously researched volume, Leonard Wood presents his ground breaking history of Islamic revivalist thought in Islamic law. Islamic Legal Revival: Reception of European Law and Transformations in Islamic Legal Thought in Egypt, 1875–1952 brings to life the tumultuous history of the impact of colonial interventions on Islamic legal consciousness during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It tells the story of the rapid displacement of local Egyptian and Islamic law by transplanted European codes and details the evolution of resultant movements to revive Islamic law. Islami ... More

Keywords: colonial, comparative law, Egypt, Europe, Islamic law, Islamic legal revival, jurisprudence, law, legal, Middle East

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780198786016
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198786016.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Leonard Wood, author
Attorney at an international law firm; independent scholar