The Islamic marriage contract
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Published by Islamic Legal Studies Program, Harvard Law School, Distributed by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


  • Antenuptial contracts (Islamic law),
  • Marriage (Islamic law)

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [349]-368) and index.

Statementedited by Asifa Quraishi, Frank E. Vogel.
SeriesHarvard series in Islamic law -- 6, Harvard series in Islamic law -- 6.
ContributionsQuraishi, Asifa., Vogel, Frank E.
LC ClassificationsKBP572 .I83 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 375 p. ;
Number of Pages375
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23391755M
ISBN 10067402821X
ISBN 109780674028210
LC Control Number2008939958

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