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Title:The family structure in Islam
Author:Abdal Ati, HammudahISNI
Year:1982
Pages:360
Language:English
City of publisher:Lagos
Publisher:Islamic Publications Bureau
Geographic terms:Islamic countries
Nigeria
Subjects:Islamic law
marriage law
family
law
Abstract:Foreword by Morroe BERGER. An examination of the family structure in the context of Islamic law, religion and classical Muslim society, focusing on the basic laws and dimensions of marriage, kinship roles, legitimacy, divorce and inheritance. The temporal cantext is confined to the formative period of Islamic law, that is, to the first four centuries of Islamic history (roughly from the seventh to the eleventh century).
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