State and Government in Medieval Islam

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Routledge, Oct 28, 2013 - Social Science - 382 pages
First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
 

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Contents

The Law
1
II The Community and the State
13
Murjiīs Qadarīs and MuTazila
21
Abū Yūsuf ibn Almuqaffa Aljāhiz and Ibn Alqutayba
43
V AlBāqillānī and Albaghdādī
69
Wizāra and Imāra
83
The Sultanate
103
The Dissociation of Religious and Temporal Power
130
The Imāmiyya
219
XIV The Fuqahā and the Holders of Power
242
XV The Safawid Dilemma
264
XVI The Ismāīliyya
288
XVII The Individual and the State
307
The good City
316
Note on Terms
326
Glossary
327

Ibn Jamāa and Ibn Taymiyya
138
Ibn Khaldūn
152
Fadl Allāh b Rūzbihān Khunjī
178
Jihād Taxation and the Conquered Lands
201

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