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Dhimmīs, Sharīʿa, and Empire

Anver M. Emon

in Religious Pluralism and Islamic Law

Published in print July 2012 | ISBN: 9780199661633
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191743399 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661633.003.0002

Series: Oxford Islamic Legal Studies

Dhimmīs, Sharīʿa, and Empire

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This chapter provides a historiographic analysis of the literature on the dhimmī rules and offers a historical backdrop that helped inform the content of the rules and the debates about them.

Keywords: historiography; tolerance; empire; rule of law; contract

Chapter.  20209 words. 

Subjects: History of Law

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