Early Islamic Institutions

Early Islamic Institutions

Administration and Taxation From the Caliphate to the Umayyads and Abbasids

eBook - 2011
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The rapid expansion of the early Islamic world is conventionally ascribed to a combination of brilliant military leadership and religious fervour. In this book, Abd al-Aziz Duri demonstrates how the growth, development and durability of early Islamic governance derived from highly sophisticated systems of administration (in which the idea of a Muslim ummah was the central feature) as well as efficient mechanisms for taxation and tax collection. The fact that in a highly dynamic period of Islamic history a seamless system of administration could endure for several centuries, from the early Musl.
Publisher: London : I.B. Tauris, 2011
ISBN: 9781848850606
1848850603
9781283380584
1283380587
9780857720191
0857720198
Characteristics: 1 online resource (232 pages)

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