Author: Muhammad Zubayr Siddiqi
Publisher: Islamic Book Trust (2006)
Pages: 211 Binding: Paperback
Description from the publisher:
First published in 1961, this book is the first of its kind in English on the subject of Hadith: its origin significance, collection, development, some special features (such as Isnad, Asma'-ul-Rijal), classification, women traditionalists, etc., are all comprehensively dealt with in this work from an orthodox Islamic view.