Reading List

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Al-Misri, Ahmad ibn Naqib, Reliance of the Traveller and Tools for the Worshipper, Keller tr.

al-Qayrawani, 'Abdullah ibn Abi Zayd, The Risala: A Treatise on Maliki Fiqh, Daura tr.

Bodde,
Derk and  Morris, Clarence, Law in Imperial China, Harvard University Press 1967. Selected cases plus some chapters.

{ Byock, Jesse,Viking Age Iceland}

{Cohen, Edwards and Chang Chen, Essays on China's Legal Tradition, Princeton University Press 1980. (Chapter on contract law in Taiwan)}

Hallaq, Wael, Introduction to Islamic Law , Cambridge University Press, 2009 (some chapters)
or
Hallaq, 
Wael, Shari'a: Theory, Practice, Transformations, Cambridge University Press, 2009
(some chapters) (The first book is essentially a shortened version of the second)

Friedman, David:

{Beyond the Tort-Crime Distinction, a comment in Boston University Law Review vol 76, 1 & 2 (February/April 1996) pp., 103-112.}
Making Sense of English Law Enforcement in the Eighteenth Century, The University of Chicago Law School Roundtable (Spring/Summer 1995): 475-505.
Private Creation and Enforcement of Law: A Historical Case. Journal of Legal Studies, (March 1979), pp. 399-415.
{Johnson, Wallace, tr., The T'ang Code.}

Kelly,
Fergus ,A Guide to Early Irish Law, School of Celtic Studies, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies.

MacDowell,
Douglas M. ,,The Law in Classical Athens, Cornell University Press. Several chapters

Maimonides, Mishnah Torah, Books 11-13, chapters from, Hyman Klein tr. (or other translations)

{ Miller, William, Bloodtaking and Peacemaking: Feud, Law, and Society in Saga Iceland}

Neusner, Jacob, The Mishnah: A New Translation, chapters from.

{VikÝr,
Knut S. ,Between God and the Sultan: A History of Islamic Law}

VikÝr, Knut S. , "The Truth about Cats and Dogs: The Historicity of Early Islamic Law"

Weyrauch,
Walter O. , Ed., Gypsy Law, University of California Press, selected chapters.

The Talmud, chapters from, any translation.