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Author Black, Antony.

Title The history of Islamic political thought : from the Prophet to the present / Antony Black
Published Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2001

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Description xviii, 377 pages : illustrations, map. ; 26 cm
Contents Machine generated contents note: Part I The Messenger and the Law c.622-oo000 -- 1 The Mission of Muhammad -- 2 The Idea of Monarchy under the Umayyads and 'Abbasids -- c.66I-850 -- 3 The Method of Tradition (sunna) -- 4 Shi'ite Theories of Leadership (imama) -- 5 The Restoration of Persia c.85o-Io5o -- 6 Knowledge and Power: Plato without the Polls Part II Religion and State Power (din wa dawla): Sunni Doctrine -- and the State c.iooo-i22o -- 7 The Theory of the Caliphate -- 8 The Order of the Realm -- 9 Al-Ghazali's Balance -- 10 The Ethics of Power: Advice-to-Kings (nasihat al-muluk) -- 11 Philosophy Goes West -- 12 The Politics of Sufism -- Part III The Shari'a and the Sword c.22o-I500o -- 13 The Rape of Asia -- 14 Mamluk Ideology and the Sultan-Caliph -- 15 Nasir al-Din Tusi (I20I-74): Social Philosophy and Status Groups -- 16 Ibn Taymiyya (I263-I328): Shari'a Governance (al-siyasa al-shar'iyya) -- 17 The Delhi Sultanate and al-Barani: Statecraft and Morality -- 18 Ibn Khaldun (I332-I406): The Science of Civilisation and the -- Governance of Islam -- 19 The Decline of Classical Islamic Political Thought Part IV The Early Modem Empires: Well-Protected Domains -- 20 International Relations -- 21 The State of the House of Osman (devlet-i al-i Osman) -- 22 The Safavids -- 23 India and the Mughals -- 24 The Decline and Reform of the Ottoman Empire Part V Islam and the West -- 25 The Age of Modernism c.I83oI-920 -- 26 The Age of Fundamentalism c.I 92o-2ooo -- Conclusion -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index.om Crash to
Analysis Islam
Religion in politics
History
Overseas item
Notes Includes Index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 358-365
Subject Islam and state -- History.
Political science -- Islamic Empire -- History.
Islamic Empire -- Politics and government.
LC no. 2001411800
ISBN 0748614710
0748614729 paperback