Muslim Law

An Historical Introduction to the Law of Inheritance

By Alexander David Russell

© 2008 – Routledge

288 pages

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About the Book

This volume, orginally published in 1925, outlines the historical development of the Muslim law of inheritance in pre-Islamic Law. It discusses the ranking of heirs and guardians, reforms introduced by Muhammad, subsequent development of the law, and rise of the orthodox schools.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
REL037000
RELIGION / Islam / General
REL037020
RELIGION / Islam / Law
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies