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The Caliphate of Man

Popular Sovereignty in Modern Islamic Thought

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$48.00 • £38.95 • €43.00

ISBN 9780674987838

Publication Date: 09/17/2019


328 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

Belknap Press


  • Preface: “The People Wills…”
  • 1. The Idea of Islamic Democracy
  • 2. The Question of Sovereignty in Classical Islamic Political Thought
  • 3. The Crisis of the Caliphate and the End of Classical Islamic Political Theory
  • 4. The Sovereignty of God and the Caliphate of Man
  • 5. The Law We Would Give Ourselves
  • 6. A Sovereign Umma and a Living Sharīʿa
  • 7. After Islamic Democracy, after Sovereignty
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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