Khadduri, Majid. War and Peace in the Law of Islam. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1955. x, 321 pp. Reprinted 2006, 2010 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781616190484; ISBN-10:1616190485. Paperback. Cover lightly soiled and bent at corners. Else fine. $39.95 * Khadduri presents a lucid analysis of classical Islamic doctrine concerning war and peace and its adaptation to modern conditions. Working primarily with original Muslim sources, he examines the nature of the Islamic state, Islamic law and the influence of Western law on Islam. Other chapters consider classical Muslim attitudes toward foreign policy, international trade, warfare, treaties and how these have developed during the twentieth century. Majid Khadduri [1909-2007] was a Professor of Middle East Studies at the School of Advanced International Studies of The Johns Hopkins University and Director of Research and Education at the Middle East Institute in Washington, D.C. He was the author of several books in English and Arabic on Middle Eastern affairs.
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