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- Islamic Legal Studies: A Critical HistoriographyAyesha S. Chaudhry* * I would like to thank two Institutes for Advanced Study for supporting me during the thinking and writing of this chapter, the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University, and the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Study at the University of British Columbia. I am grateful to the Rainbow Coalition at RIAS, for planting the seeds that grew into this project, for helping me cultivate the persistent and disciplined practice of self-trust, self-care, and courage necessary to listen and hear my own voice. I am thankful to Ross A. Gay for listening to the entirety of this paper, out loud, and for being a careful interlocutor. Finally, I am indebted to the editors of this volume, Rumee Ahmed and Anver Emon for their intellectual and moral support, which was indispensible for the writing of this chapter.
- On Reading FiqhAnver M. Emon
- Islamic Law and GenderSaadia Yacoob1 1 I would like to thank Rumee Ahmed for his insightful comments and helpful edits on multiple drafts of this chapter.
- IjtihadAnver M. Emon
- Imami Shi‘I Legal Theory: From its Origins to the Early Twentieth CenturyRobert Gleave
- Custom in the Islamic Legal TraditionAyman Shabana
- The Historiography of Sunni Usul al-FiqhYoucef Soufi
- Ijma‘Mairaj U. Syed
- al-QadiMohammad Fadel
- Hisba and MuhtasibKristen Stilt and M. Safa Saraçoğlu1 1 The authors thank Oxford University Press for permission to borrow, sometimes verbatim, from Kristen Stilt, Islamic Law in Action (New York, 2011). The authors thank Alice Di Concetto, Policy Fellow, Animal Law and Policy Program, Harvard Law School, and Roozbeh Jabbarizadeh, SJD candidate, Harvard Law School, for their very helpful research assistance.
- The Mazalim in HistoriographyMathieu Tillier
- Origins of and Influences on Islamic lawBenjamin Jokisch
- The Classical Period: Scripture, Origins, and Early DevelopmentMariam Sheibani, Amir Toft, and Ahmed El Shamsy
- The Age of Development and Continuity, 12th–15th Centuries CEMarion Katz
- The Historiography of Islamic Law During the Mamluk SultanateMatthew B. Ingalls
- Law in the Ottoman Empire Haim Gerber
- A Historiography of Islamic Law in the Mughal EmpireM. Reza Pirbhai
- Delivering Justice: The Monarch’s ‘Urfi Courts and the Shari‘a in Safavid IranRula Jurdi Abisaab
- Anglo-Muhammadan LawSyed Adnan Hussain
- Legislation as an Instrument of Islamic LawLeonard Wood
- Islamic Law and Society in Southeast AsiaMelissa Crouch1 1 Dr Melissa Crouch is a Lecturer at the Law Faculty, University of New South Wales, Sydney. She would like to thank Matthew Erie, Andrew Harding, and the editors, for their comments on an earlier version of this article.
- Islamic Law in Post-revolutionary IranAntonia Fraser Fujinaga
- The Turkish RepublicRuth A. Miller
- Islamic Law in South Asia: A Testament to DiversityJeff Redding