Sacred law in the Holy City : the Khedival challenge to the Ottomans as seen from Jerusalem, 1829-1841

Sacred law in the Holy City : the Khedival challenge to the Ottomans as seen from Jerusalem, 1829-1841

Sacred law in the Holy City : the Khedival challenge to the Ottomans as seen from Jerusalem, 1829-1841

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Judith Mendelsohn Rood
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): Netherlands
  • Publication Information: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2004
  • Publication Type (Medium): History
  • Type: Book
  • Series title: Ottoman Empire and its heritage, v. 32.
  • Permalink: https://books.lawi.asia/sacred-law-in-the-holy-city-the-khedival-challenge-to-the-ottomans-as-seen-from-jerusalem-1829-1841/ (Stable identifier)

Short Description

XII, 262 pages : ILlustrations, 5 maps ; 25 cm.

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Sacred law in the Holy City : the Khedival challenge to the Ottomans as seen from Jerusalem, 1829-1841 is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Brill
  • Responsable Person: by Judith Mendelsohn Rood.
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Country/State: Netherlands
  • Number of Editions: 7 editions
  • First edition Date: 2004
  • Last edition Date: 2004
  • General Notes: Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral)–University of Chicago, 1993.
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KMQ1019.2
  • Dewey Code: 349.569442
  • ISBN: 9004138102 9789004138100
  • OCLC: 55535143

Main Contents

Jerusalem, The Shari'a, and the fundaments of Ottoman provincial government
The invasion of Jerusalem : 1831
The establishment of Khedival rule
The rebellion : summer 1834
A study in the application of law in Jerusalem under Khedival rule
The sultan and the Khedive
Note on the Islamic Court records as a source.

Summary Note

This volume analyzes the political and socio-economic roles of the Muslim community of Jerusalem in the Ottoman period by focusing upon the rebellion of 1834 against Muhammad Ali from a natural law perspective using the archives of the Islamic court.

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