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Author Bechor, Guy,
Title The Sanhuri Code, and the emergence of modern Arab civil law (1932 to 1949) / by Guy Bechor.
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007.

Author Bechor, Guy,
Series Studies in Islamic law and society, 1384-1130 ; v. 29
Studies in Islamic law and society ; v. 29. 1384-1130
Subject Sanhūrī, ʻAbd al-Razzāq Aḥmad, 1895-1971.
Civil law -- Egypt -- Codification -- History -- 20th century.
Civil law -- Social aspects -- Egypt.
Property -- Social aspects -- Egypt.
Obligations (Law) -- Social aspects -- Egypt.
Contracts -- Social aspects -- Egypt.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 341 pages) : illustrations.
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-330) and index.
Contents Law as remedy -- The structural engineering of the Code : the gate to the concealed -- The social function of property law -- Contract law as ideology : the emergence of contractual justice -- The dominion of progress -- Toward a new modus vivendi : legal flexibility (Murūna) as a social interest -- The lesser evil.
Summary Examines the drafting of the Egyptian Civil Code of 1949, exposing its unknown sociological strata, under the leadership of one of the most prominent jurist to emerge to date in the Arab world.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789047422853 (electronic bk.)
9047422856 (electronic bk.)
9789004158788 (hardback ; alk. paper)
9004158782 (hardback ; alk. paper)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1163/ej.9789004158788.i-341
OCLC # 646789739
Additional Format Print version: Bechor, Guy. Sanhuri Code, and the emergence of modern Arab civil law (1932 to 1949). Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007 (DLC) 2007029417