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II. Classical Islamic Contract Law
(39,364 words)

Volume VII: Contracts in General | Chapter 7 (2006): Contract Law of Islam and the Arab Middle East

Completed in September 1997

Frank E. Vogel

A. Introduction

i. Unique Characteristics of Islamic Contract Law

2. Level of comparison. – The object of this contribution is not to underst…

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Frank E. Vogel, “II. Classical Islamic Contract Law”, in: International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law Online, Edited by: U. Drobnig, R. David, H. H. Egawa, R. Graveson, V. Knapp, A. T. Von Mehren, Y. Noda, S. Rozmaryn, V. M. Tschchikvadze, H. Valladão, H. Yntema, K. Zweigert. Consulted online on 24 March 2023 <>
First published online: 2018

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