Book review: public duties in Islam
AbstractPublic Duties in Islam is the English translation of Ibn Taymiyah’s al-Hisba fi'l Islam by Muhtar Holland. It is a useful addition to Islamic economic literature in English language. Notwithstanding a few small errors, the translation reads well and the notes are excellent. This book is a good manual and can justifiably be claimed to be a treatise on Islamic sociology, political science and economics. It has a rich introduction by the editor, Professor Khurshid Ahmad and a useful paper titled: "al-Hisba and Islamic Economy" by M. Akram Khan.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 41390.
Date of creation: 1983
Date of revision: 1983
Publication status: Published in Journal of Research in Islamic Economics 1.1(1983): pp. 61-63
Market Supervision; Price Control; Market and Morality; State’s Interference in Economic life;
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