Fair Trading is a valuable outline of the much neglected area of the laws of trade in a non-specialist language that should be accessible to anyone.
Fair Trading fills the pressing need for a small but concise work on the fiqh of trade. While it does not cover everything in great detail, it is a very valuable outline of this much neglected area, in a non-specialist language that should be accessible to any Muslim who engages in trade.
Dr. Asadullah Yate (Cantab.) has translated works from Arabic, Persian, German and French, and, in collaboration with others, from Turkish. Among his published works are Ibn Rushd, Mujtahid of Europe, containing his translation of the chapters on usury from Bidayat al-Mujtahid, Islam in the School of Madina, the commentary of Ahmad ibn Bashir al-Qalaawi ash-Shinqeeti on al-Murshid al-Mu‘een of Ibn ‘Ashir, and The Secret Garden by Mahmoud Shabistari. He teaches Arabic and Fiqh at the Weimar Institute and is a Founding Fellow of The Muslim Faculty of Advanced Studies.