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Diallo, Ayuba Suleiman [Job Ben Solomon]

David Killingray.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Islam. 1159 words.

Diallo, Ayuba Suleiman [Job Ben Solomon] (c. 1701–1773), Muslim cleric and slave, was born about 1701 in Bundu, west Africa, the son of a prominent Fulbe political and Islamic leader. He...

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Hamid, Sufi Abdul

Thaddeus Russell.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Islam; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1082 words.

Hamid, Sufi Abdul (06 January 1903–30 July 1938), religious and labor leader, was born, according to his own statement, in Lowell, Massachusetts. According to Harlem historian Roi Ottley,...

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haraam

Overview page. Subjects: Islam — Financial Institutions and Services.

Forbidden by Islamic law. In financial contexts, this applies chiefly to lending or borrowing money at interest. Various schemes enable Muslims to take out loans, notably mortgages, without...

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ijarah

Overview page. Subjects: Economics — Islam.

Economic term for leasing, typically offered through Islamic banks with long-term credit facilities for capital equipment purchases. May involve purchase or an installment sale, where a...

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muḍārabah

Overview page. Subjects: Economics — Islam.

Legal contractual arrangement under Islamic law between two partners for profit sharing—one provides capital and the other provides entrepreneurial or management skills. Islamic banks allow...

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musharaka

Overview page. Subjects: Economics — Islam.

The generic term for business partnership or “participation financing,” of which there are a variety of forms. The most popular in modern Islamic banking is inan, or limited liability...

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