The book is an outstanding contribution to the field of comparative Muslim family law in South Asia. It will be warmly welcomed by anyone interested in Islamic family law of South Asian societies or in the study of law and society generally. Dr. Ridwanul Hoque, South Asia Research 32:3
About the Author
Professor Alamgir Serajuddin, formerly vice-chancellor of the University of Chittagong, Bangladesh, teaches in the department of history. A barrister-at-law from Lincoln's Inn, Serajuddin has a Ph.D. from London University. He is the author of Revenue Administration of the East India Company in Chittagong, 1761-1785, and has written several articles and research papers. He has also been visiting professor at Georgetown University, USA.