Download e-book for kindle: Bedouin Justice: Laws and Customs Among the Egyptian Bedouin by Kennett

By Kennett

Published in 1925, this can be an absolute gem of a ebook. From the author's preface: "In the next chapters i've got attempted, via quoting court cases of all types, and explaining the capacity hired to get rid of them, to teach first the stipulations less than which the Bedouin stay, and secondly their mentality and perspective. even if the reader may well assemble from the pages that persist with that i've got a true affection for the Bedou himself and admiration for many of his legislation and customs, i've got attempted to symbolize his personality in complete, with all his faults and failings. Descriptions of specific instances were purposely brought, exhibiting unmistakably that Bedouin legislations is not any extra infallible than the other legislations, and that during a few circumstances justice isn't really performed. yet within the combination, it will likely be came across that the Bedou with all his faults is a truly loveable individual, and his code of legislation and customs is notable for its useful universal sense."

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