The History of Islamic Political Thought: From the Prophet to the Present

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SKU: 9780748647569 Barcode: 9780748647569

Overview: Now in its 2nd edition, this textbook describes and interprets all schools of Islamic political thought, their origins, inter-connections and meaning. It examines the Qur'an, the early Caliphate, classical Islamic philosophy and the political culture of the Ottoman and other empires. It covers major thinkers such as Averroes (Ibn Rushd) and Ibn Taymiyya as well as a number of lesser authors, and Ibn Khaldun is presented as one of the most original political theorists ever.

ISBN: 9780748647569

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

Edition: 2

Format: Digital

AUK Course: PLSC 321

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