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ISBN 9780710306791
Published January 4, 2001 by Kegan Paul
190 Pages

 
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Book Description

This book explains the means employed to dispose of the lawsuits of all kinds to show the conditions under which the Bedouin live, and their mentality and point of view. It presents the descriptions of particular cases of Egyptian Bedouin, showing that in some cases justice is not done.

Table of Contents

1. Historical Note 2. Tribal Organisation 3. Social Distinctions 4. Judicial Organisation 5. Evidence and Bedouin Law 6. Bloodmoney—Sina 7. Bloodmoney—Western Desert 8. Debts 9. Land Disputes 10. Inheritance 11. Trial by Ordeal 12. Wounds and Damages 13. Laws Relating to Women 14. The Anomalous Position of Bedouin Law 15. Conclusion

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