Diverging Paths? : The Shapes of Power and Institutions in Medieval Christendom and Islam
By: Hudson, John.
Contributor(s): Rodríguez, Ana.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.The Medieval Mediterranean: Publisher: Leiden : BRILL, 2014Edition: 1.Description: 1 online resource (455 p.).ISBN: 9789004277878.Subject(s): Civilization, Western -- Islamic influences | East and West | Islamic civilization -- Western influences | Islamic law -- History | Law -- HistoryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Diverging Paths? : The Shapes of Power and Institutions in Medieval Christendom and IslamDDC classification: 909.09821 | 909/.09821 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Diverging Paths?: The Shapes of Power and Institutions in Medieval Christendom and Islam; Copyright; Contents; Preface; List of Contributors; Maps; Part 1: Approaches and Explorations; 1 Comparing Medieval Institutions: A Few Introductory Remarks; 2 Institutionalisation between Theory and Practice: Comparative Approaches to Medieval Islamic and Late Roman Law; 3 The Hisba, the Muhtasib and the Struggle over Political Power and a Moral Economy: An Enquiry into Institutions; Part 2: Themes and Investigations; Law and Codification; 4 Codification in Byzantium: From Justinian to Leo VI
5 Codification in the Western Middle Ages6 Codifying the Law: The Case of the Medieval Islamic West; 7 Law and Codification: Conclusion; Resources and Power; 8 The Cost of States: Politics and Exactions in the Christian West (Sixth to Fifteenth Centuries); 9 Landholding and Law in the Early Islamic State; 10 The Mobilisation of Fiscal Resources in the Byzantine Empire (Eighth to Eleventh Centuries); 11 State, Aggregation of the Elites and Redistribution of Resources in Sicily in the Eleventh and Twelfth Centuries: Proposals for a New Interpretation; 12 Resources and Power: Conclusion
Palaces and Places13 The Palace Complex; 14 Palaces, Itineraries and Political Order in the Post-Carolingian Kingdoms; 15 Monasteries: Institutionalisation and Organisation of Space in the Byzantine World until the End of the Twelfth Century; 16 The Institutionalisation of 'Abbāsid Ceremonial; 17 Palaces and Places: Conclusion; Bibliography; Index of Names and Places
Diverging Paths? provides a wide-ranging comparative analysis of institutions, power, and social relations in medieval Christendom and Islam.
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