Islahi, Abdul Azim (1983): Book review: public duties in Islam. Published in: Journal of Research in Islamic Economics , Vol. 1, No. 1 (1983): pp. 61-63.
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Public Duties in Islam is the English translation of Ibn Taymiyah’s al-Hisba fi'l Islam by Muhtar Holland. It is a useful addition to Islamic economic literature in English language. Notwithstanding a few small errors, the translation reads well and the notes are excellent. This book is a good manual and can justifiably be claimed to be a treatise on Islamic sociology, political science and economics. It has a rich introduction by the editor, Professor Khurshid Ahmad and a useful paper titled: "al-Hisba and Islamic Economy" by M. Akram Khan.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Book review: public duties in Islam|
|English Title:||Book Review: Public Duties in Islam|
|Keywords:||Market Supervision, Price Control, Market and Morality, State’s Interference in Economic life|
|Subjects:||L - Industrial Organization > L1 - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance > L10 - General
D - Microeconomics > D4 - Market Structure and Pricing > D40 - General
A - General Economics and Teaching > A1 - General Economics > A10 - General
|Depositing User:||Abdul Azim Islahi|
|Date Deposited:||18. Sep 2012 13:19|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 02:48|
Ibn Taymiyah, Al-Hisbah fi'l-Islam (Public Duties In Islam), Translated from Arabic: Muhtar Holland (Tr),Leicester (U.K.): Islamic Foundation, 1982,