- Title Pages
- Note on transliteration and dates
Chapter 1A brief portrait of Cairo under Ottoman rule
Chapter 2Cairo’s legal system: institutions and actors
Chapter 3Royal justice: The Dīvān-i Hümāyūn and the Dīwān al-ʿĀlī
Chapter 4Government authority, the interpretation of fiqh, and the production of applied law
Chapter 5The privatization of justice: dispute resolution as a domain of political competition
Chapter 6A culture of disputing: how did Cairenes use the legal system?
- Conclusion: Ottoman Cairo’s legal system and grand narratives
Appendixexamples of documents used in this study
- Sources and works cited
- Islamic Law and Empire in Ottoman Cairo
James E. Baldwin
- Edinburgh University Press
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