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Breaking and Blurring Jurisdictional Boundaries

Jessica M. Marglin

in Across Legal Lines: Jews and Muslims in Modern Morocco

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300218466
eISBN:
9780300225082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218466.003.0004
Subject:
History, African History

This chapter looks more closely at the interplay between Jewish and Islamic courts. It discusses instances in which Jews chose to bring cases to Islamic legal institutions even when they could have ... More


Social Mobility in Indian Ocean Slavery: The Strange Career of Sultan bin Aman

Abdul Sheriff

in Indian Ocean Slavery in the Age of Abolition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300163872
eISBN:
9780300166460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300163872.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Chapter 8 examines manumission documents created by British imperial authorities in the early twentieth century. It notes that in the Persian Gulf, slaves were freed under Islamic law or by British ... More


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