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An Introduction to Islamic Law

@article{Taman2014AnIT,
  title={An Introduction to Islamic Law},
  author={Salma Taman},
  journal={European Journal of Law Reform},
  year={2014},
  volume={16},
  pages={221-246}
}
  • Salma Taman
  • Published 2014
  • Political Science
  • European Journal of Law Reform
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