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Sharia Incorporated. A Comparative Overview of the Legal Systems of Twelve Muslim Countries in Past and Present
This book is an ambitious study of how Islamic law traditions have been incorporated into the national legal systems throughout the Muslim world. Both puritan Islamists and Western alarmists tend to oversimplify and ...
Applying Shari῾a in the West. Facts, Fears and the Future of Islamic Rules on Family Relations in the West
This volume provides new insights in the concept of shari’a in the West, and sets out a framework of how shari’a in the West can be studied. The premise of this volume is that one needs to focus on the question ‘What do ...
A Key to the Treasure of the Hakim
This "Key" to the Khamsa consists of thirteen essays by eminent scholars in the field of Persian Studies, each focusing on different aspects of the Khamsa, which is a collection of five long poems written by the Persian ...
Embodiments of Evil. Gog and Magog: Interdisciplinary Studies of the "Other" in Literature & Internet Texts
Gog and Magog, as archetypes of evil, have dwelt in our consciousness since their threatening appearance in the Bible and Quran. Maps, literature and texts ranging from Medieval Europe, the Byzantine and Arab world, in ...
Hermeneutics and the Humanities. Dialogues with Hans-Georg Gadamer
Hans-Georg Gadamer’s "Wahrheit und Methode" (1960) is one of the most influential books on interpretation to have appeared in the past half century. This volume aims to continue this conversation between hermeneutics and ...
A Cape of Asia
A Cape of Asia collects eighteen of Wesseling’s finest essays on European History, clustered around three concerns: The Wider View, or the historical European perspective on globalization, migration and decolonization; ...
Three types of strategies have been common for court reform programmes: the ‘holistic’, the ‘tactical’, and the ‘strategic’ approach. This Research and Policy Note discusses strategic court reform and its underlying ideas. ...
Pollution Regulation in Development. System Design, Compliance and Enforcement
Over the last decades, some non-OECD countries such as Brazil, Indonesia, Colombia, Mexico, India and China have been rapidly industrializing. While this has had positive effects on economic growth, it has also caused ...
Stemmen op berkenbast
Stemmen op berkenbast offers a compilation of personal letters written on birchbarck. It is an introduction to medieval communication in Russian Novgorod.
Newton and the Netherlands
In the course of the eighteenth century, Newton's ideas (in different guises and interpretations) became a veritable hype in Dutch society. In Newton & the Netherlands Newton's sudden success is analyzed in great depth and ...