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

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Author / Creator:Surkis, Judith, author.
Imprint:Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2019.
©2019
Description:1 online resource
Language:English
Series:Corpus juris : the humanities in politics and law
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.
HISTORY -- Europe -- France.
Domestic relations (Islamic law)
Islamic law.
Muslims -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Women -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Algeria -- History -- 1830-1962.
Algeria.
Electronic books.
History.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/12353125
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ISBN:9781501739521
1501739522
9781501739514
1501739514
9781501739491
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on November 21, 2019).
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"--
Other form:Print version: Surkis, Judith. Sex, law, and sovereignty in French Algeria, 1830-1930. Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2019 9781501739514