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The Administration of Justice in Medieval Egypt: From the 7th to the 12th Century

Yaacov Lev

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474459235
eISBN:
9781474480789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474459235.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book discusses how justice was administrated and applied in medieval Egypt. The model that evolved during the early middle ages involved four judicial institutions: the cadi, the court of ... More


Community and empowerment

Cynthia S. Hamilton

in Sara Paretsky: Detective fiction as trauma literature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096952
eISBN:
9781781708729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096952.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter looks at the way Paretsky constructs her social landscape of changing neighbourhoods, where tensions and power struggles threaten fractures along lines of class, race, and ethnicity. It ... More


The Administration of Justice in a Broader Perspective

Yaacov Lev

in The Administration of Justice in Medieval Egypt: From the 7th to the 12th Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474459235
eISBN:
9781474480789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474459235.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The chapter examines the medieval system of administration of justice in comparative framework and from longue durée perspective. The chapter also discusses the nature of medieval communal identities.


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