The Caliphate: Nostalgic Memory and Contemporary Visions

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This is an introduction to the volume, which provides an overview of the idea of Caliphate in different social and historical contexts, and proposes a new theoretical framework for analysing and understanding it.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDemystifying the Caliphate
Subtitle of host publicationHistorical Memory and Contemporary Contexts
EditorsMadawi al-Rasheed, Carool Kersten, Marat Shterin
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherOxford University Press USA
Number of pages31
ISBN (Electronic)9780190257408
ISBN (Print)9780199327959
Publication statusPublished - 11 Dec 2012


  • Islam, Caliphate


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