Mohammedan Theories of Finance.

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ISBN : 9788130712574

 

Volumes : Set in 2 Volumes

 

Author : Nicholas P. Aghnide

 

Pages : 540 pp

 

Year of Publishing : 2012

 

Binding : Hardback

 

Publisher : Cosmo Publications

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Nicholas P. Aghnides’ Islamic Theories of Finance is a pioneering introduction in English to Islamic law and to fiscal issues discussed in Islamic law, based directly on the Arabic texts. Aghnides recognized the theoretical nature of this material, implicating it was not necessarily what actually happened. However, he also regarded the theories treated in Islamic law to have been based on the practices of the early Muslim state. Although accomplished nearly a century ago, Aghnides’ work has stood the test of time as an ample account of Muslim legal theories with regard to state finance, done in English, using the terms of the legal texts themselves. Since Aghnides exclusively used Sunni legal texts, what he presented amounts to a normative, or main stream version of fiscal issues.

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