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Women in classical Islamic law a survey of the sources by Susan A. Spectorsky

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Published by Brill in Leiden, Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Women (Islamic law),
  • Women -- History -- Sources

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Statementby Susan A. Spectorsky.
GenreSources
SeriesThemes in Islamic studies -- v. 5, Themes in Islamic studies -- v. 5.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKBP526.3 .S68 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 223 p. ;
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24094611M
ISBN 109004174354
ISBN 109789004174351
LC Control Number2009035416

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