Sex, law, and sovereignty in French Algeria, 1830-1930 /

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Author / Creator:Surkis, Judith, author.
Imprint:Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2019.
Description:xv, 335 pages ; 24 cm.
Series:Corpus juris
Corpus juris (Ithaca, N.Y.)
Subject:Islamic law -- Algeria -- History.
Domestic relations (Islamic law) -- Algeria -- History.
Muslims -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Algeria -- History.
Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Algeria -- History.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Islamic Studies.
Domestic relations (Islamic law)
Islamic law.
Muslims -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Women -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Algeria -- History -- 1830-1962.
Format: Print Book
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Notes:Includes bibliographical references (295-324) and index.
Summary:"By demonstrating how the French colonial construction of Muslim law was progressively detached from land and bound to the bodies of Algerian persons and their families, this book elucidates how and why "the Muslim question" became a sexual question--and why it remains one, still today"--

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