Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd
Number of pages: 264
Weight: 376 g
Dimensions: 224 x 152 x 18 mm
Edition: 3rd Revised edition
This volume will be of value to anyone interested in the history, methods, and rules of Islamic finance in Southeast Asia. It is written by a non-Muslim who views the subject through a different prism, which makes the book unique. -- Choice "Choice"
The author has done an excellent job of taking the reader through a variety of linked elements as they relate to Islam, e.g., history, law, economic development, culture, finance, banking which have then been described within a variety of countries in the South-east Asian region. -- Charles F Steilen "Hawaii Pacific University, Honolulu"
Very well-written and informative The author succeeds where most writers on this subject fail. He has produced a balanced and well-written study, which at no point in the text slips into value judgement. In this sense, he sets a standard for future studies of this ever-changing field. -- Mamouda Mbemap "Editor, Journal of Restructuring Finance"
Readers will appreciate the accessible and readily comprehensible way in which the book is written. The author seeks to give a broad overview of the landscape of Islamic banking in Southeast Asia. To his credit, he manages to achieve this in a rather slim volume while providing depth of analysis at the same time. -- Asian Journal of Comparative Law "Asian Journal of Comparative Law"
It provides an excellent background, not only to the development of Shari'a banking principles, but also with reference to the history of Islam in South East Asia This is a much needed guide for those interested in the evolution of Islamic banking and finance in South East Asia. It outlines not only the intricacies of a technically complex area of the financial markets in this important region. -- Step Avanti "Step Avanti"
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