The History of Islamic Political Thought
From the Prophet to the Present
By (author) Antony Black
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History of Islamic Political Thought by Antony Black
Book DescriptionA comprehensive overview of Islamic political thought, stretching from Early Islam (c.622-661) to the Age of Fundamentalism (c.1920-2000). The book encompasses religion, law, ethics and statecraft as expressed in systematic treatises, occasional writings, official rhetoric, and popular slogans. The chapters cover a broad range of subjects including: the restoration of Persia; the ethics of power; philosophy in Spain; the science of civilization; the beginnings of the modern great powers; India under the Mughals; the decline and reform of the Ottoman state; and the Age of Modernism.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780748614714
(244mm x 177mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Edinburgh University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publish Date: 26-Jun-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Antony Black
History of Islamic Political Thought, Hardback (July 2011)
Second edition of the history of Islamic political thought that traces its roots from early Islam to the current age of Fundamentalism (622 AD to 2010 AD).
World History of Ancient Political Thought, Hardback (April 2009)
This book examines the political thought of China, Greece, Israel, Rome, India, Iran, Egypt, Mesopotamia, and also early Christianity. Each of these had its own priorities, based on a religious and philosophical perspective. This led to different ideas about who should govern, how to govern, and what government was for.
West and Islam, Hardback (January 2008)
This comparative history of political thought examines what the Western and Islamic approaches to politics had in common and where they diverged. It throws light on why the West and Islam each developed their own particular kind of approach to government, politics, and the state, and on why these approaches are so different.
Community in Historical Perspective, Paperback (May 2002)» View all books by Antony Black
This is the first English translation of the first work of Otto von Gierke.
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