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Women’s Property Rights in Islamic Law and the Debate over Islamic Economic Performance

Women’s Property Rights in Islamic Law and the Debate over Islamic Economic Performance

By Maya Shatzmiller

XIV International Economic History Congress (2006)

Synopsis: Using court records from 15th century Granada, the author examines the issue of property rights for Muslim women during the Middle Ages, and its role in the overall economy of Islamic lands.

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