Marriage and Slavery in Early Islam

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Harvard University Press, Oct 15, 2010 - Religion - 272 pages
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A remarkable research accomplishment. Ali leads us through three strands of early Islamic jurisprudence with careful attention to the nuances and details of the arguments.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
1 Transacting Marriage
29
2 Maintaining Relations
65
3 Claiming Companionship
97
4 Untying the Knot
133
5 Marriage and Dominion
164
Conclusion
187
Notes
199
Index
253
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Kecia Ali is Assistant Professor of Religion at Boston University.

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