The Resource Islamic Political Thought : An Introduction, edited by Gerhard Bowering

Islamic Political Thought : An Introduction, edited by Gerhard Bowering

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Islamic Political Thought : An Introduction
Title
Islamic Political Thought
Title remainder
An Introduction
Statement of responsibility
edited by Gerhard Bowering
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Editor
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Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
n sixteen concise chapters on key topics, this book provides a rich, authoritative, and up-to-date introduction to Islamic political thought from the birth of Islam to today, presenting essential background and context for understanding contemporary politics in the Islamic world and beyond. Selected from the acclaimed Princeton Encyclopedia of Islamic Political Thought, and focusing on the origins, development, and contemporary importance of Islamic political ideas and related subjects, each chapter offers a sophisticated yet accessible introduction to its topic. Written by leading specialists and incorporating the latest scholarship, the alphabetically arranged chapters cover the topics of authority, the caliphate, fundamentalism, government, jihad, knowledge, minorities, modernity, Muhammad, pluralism and tolerance, the Qur'an, revival and reform, shariʿa (sacred law), traditional political thought, ‘ulama' (religious scholars), and women. Read separately or together, these chapters provide an indispensable resource for students, journalists, policymakers, and anyone else seeking an informed perspective on the complex intersection of Islam and politics. he contributors are Gerhard Bowering, Ayesha S. Chaudhry, Patricia Crone, Roxanne Euben, Yohanan Friedmann, Paul L. Heck, Roy Jackson, Wadad Kadi, John Kelsay, Gudrun Krämer, Ebrahim Moosa, Armando Salvatore, Aram A. Shahin, Emad El-Din Shahin, Devin J. Stewart, SherAli Tareen, and Muhammad Qasim Zaman. A new afterword discusses the essays in relation to contemporary political developments
Biographical or historical data
Gerhard Bowering is professor of Islamic studies at Yale University and the editor of The Princeton Encyclopedia of Islamic Political Thought.
Cataloging source
IN-ChSCO
Government publication
other
LC call number
JA84.I78
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bowering, Gerhard
  • De Gruyter
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  • Political science
  • Political science
  • Islam and politics
  • Islam and state
  • Islam
  • Politik
  • Religion, Jewish Studies, Theology
  • Religion
  • Political Science
  • Political Science
  • Political Science
  • Political Science
Target audience
specialized
Label
Islamic Political Thought : An Introduction, edited by Gerhard Bowering
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Publication
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Contents
  • Knowledge
  • Minorities
  • Modernity
  • Muhammad
  • Pluralism and Tolerance
  • Qur’an
  • Revival and Reform
  • Shari‘a
  • Traditional Political Thought
  • ‘Ulama’
  • Frontmatter
  • Women
  • Contributors
  • Index
  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Authority
  • Caliphate
  • Fundamentalism
  • Government
  • Jihad
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unknown
Edition
Course Book.
Extent
1 online resource(304 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400866427
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1515/9781400866427
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illustrations.
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not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (DE-B1597)459956
  • (OCoLC)984658998
  • (DE-B1597)9781400866427
Label
Islamic Political Thought : An Introduction, edited by Gerhard Bowering
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Knowledge
  • Minorities
  • Modernity
  • Muhammad
  • Pluralism and Tolerance
  • Qur’an
  • Revival and Reform
  • Shari‘a
  • Traditional Political Thought
  • ‘Ulama’
  • Frontmatter
  • Women
  • Contributors
  • Index
  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Authority
  • Caliphate
  • Fundamentalism
  • Government
  • Jihad
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Course Book.
Extent
1 online resource(304 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400866427
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1515/9781400866427
Other physical details
illustrations.
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (DE-B1597)459956
  • (OCoLC)984658998
  • (DE-B1597)9781400866427

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