Islahi, Abdul Azim (2006): Works on market supervision and shar'iyah governance (al-hisbah wa al-siyasah al-shar'iyah) by the sixteenth century scholars. Published in: Quarterly Journal of the Pakistan Historical Cociety , Vol. 54, No. 3 (July 2008): pp. 7-20.
Download (184kB) | Preview
In Islamic tradition two sets of works – al-hisbah and al-siyasah al-shar‛iyah – appeared that proved to be a rich source of economic thought of past Muslim thinkers. Works related to al-hisbah generally discussed socio-economic control, moral and market supervision, prevention of monopolies, check on cheating and fraud and such other corrupting practices, standardization of products, facilitation of the supply of necessities, etc. As far works pertaining to al-siyasah al-shar'iyah are concerned, they generally dealt with the rules of governance, economic role of the state, sources of public revenue, public expenditure (in addition to works exclusively devoted to public finances), maintenance of law and order, internal and external defense, etc. The present paper aims to discuss the state of these two institutions in the sixteenth century and writings on the subject by the scholars of the period.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Works on market supervision and shar'iyah governance (al-hisbah wa al-siyasah al-shar'iyah) by the sixteenth century scholars|
|Keywords:||Market Supervision; Standardization of product, Check on monopoly, public duties, good governance; hisbah; siyasah shar`iyah.|
|Subjects:||A - General Economics and Teaching > A1 - General Economics > A13 - Relation of Economics to Social Values
D - Microeconomics > D4 - Market Structure, Pricing, and Design > D40 - General
H - Public Economics > H0 - General > H00 - General
B - History of Economic Thought, Methodology, and Heterodox Approaches > B1 - History of Economic Thought through 1925 > B15 - Historical ; Institutional ; Evolutionary
|Depositing User:||Abdul Azim Islahi|
|Date Deposited:||08. Nov 2009 06:29|
|Last Modified:||22. Sep 2015 20:54|
Abu’l Fazl (1978), The A’in-i Akbari, (translated from the original Persian by H. S. Jarett), Reprint, New Delhi, Oriental Book Reprint Corporation, vol. 2 (page references are to reprint edition).
Ansari, A. S. Bazmee (1971), Hisbah in “the Indian Subcontinent” in Encyclopaedia of Islam, Leiden: E.J. Brill, vol.3, pp.491-493.
Awwad, Korkis (1943), 'al-Hisbah fi Khazanat al-Kutub al-Arabiyah (works on hisbah in Arabian Libraries), Majallat al-Majma` al-`Ilmi al-`Arabi (Damascus), vol. 18, nos. 1-2, pp.417-428.
Hodgson, Marshall G. S. (1974), The Venture of Islam, Chicago: The University of Chicago Press. Volume 3.
Ibn al-A'raj, Muhammad (n.d.), Tahrir al-Suluk fi Tadbir al-Muluk (Writing on ways to Kings' Administration) , Alexandria: Mu'assasah shabab al-Jami`ah
Ibn al-Dayba‛, Abd al-Rahman b. Ali al-Shaybani, (2002), Kitab Bughyat al-Arbah fi Ma‛rifat Ahkam al-Hisbah, Makkah: Markaz Ihya' al-Turath al-Islami, Umm al-Qura University.
Ibn Iyas, Muhammad b. Ahmad, (1960) Bada'i‛ al-Zuhur fi Waqa'i‛ al-Duhur, Cairo: Lajnat al-Talif wa'l-Tarjamah.
Ibn Tulun, Muhammad b. Ali, (1998), Mufakahat al-Khullan fi Hawadith al-Zaman, Beirut: Dar al Kutub al-Ilmiyah.
Islahi, Abdul Azim (2005), Contributions of Muslim Scholars to the History of Economic Thought and Analysis, Jeddah, Scientific Publishing Centre, KAAU.
al-Jaziri, Abd al-Qadir b. Muhammad, (n.d.), al-Durar al-Fara'id al-Munazzamah fi Akhbar al-Hajj wa Tariq Makkat al-Mu‛azzamah, Riyadh: Dar al-Yamamah.
Khunji, Fadl-Allah (1966), Suluk al-Muluk, edited by Muhammad Nizamuddin and Muhammad Ghouse, Hyderabad.
Lambton, Ann K. S. (1985), State and Government in Medieval Islam, First Published 1981. Reprint, London, Oxford University Press, (page references are to reprint edition).
Mantran, R. (1971), “Hisbah – Ottoman Empire” in Encyclopaedia of Islam, Leiden – New York, E. J. Brill, New Edition, Vol. III.
Mukhlis, Abd-Allah (1943), al-Tawalif al-`Islamiyah fi’l-Ulum al-Siyasiyah wa’l-Idariyah (Islamic Books on Political and Administrative Sciences), Majallat al-Majma` al-`Ilmi al-`Arabi (Damascus), vol. 18, nos. 1-2, pp. 339-344.
Nurul-Hasan (1986), “Abu’l Fadl (fazl) Allami” in Encyclopaedia of Islam, Leiden: E.J. Brill, vol.1, pp.117-118.
al-Qarni, Ali b. Hasan (1994), al-Hisbah fi’l-Madi wa’l-Hadir (al-hisbah in the past and the present), Riyadh: Maktabat al-Rushd, vol. 2.
Ziadeh, Nicola, (1963), al-Hisbah wa’l-Muhtasib fi’l Islam, Beirut, Catholic Press.