Delhi: Adam Publishers, 1988.
First Indian Edition. Hardcover. Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket. Item #9212
LIght tone, some page creasing, owner's embosses, otherwise light wear; Dust Jacket rubbed, light soil, light wear. Solid hardcover. ; "perhaps the first attempt at presenting a systematic and objective study of the political philosophy of Ibn Taymiyah one of the greatest original thinkers who wrote on the political philosophy of Islam. As a background to the main study, a incisive analysis of the growth and development of political ideas and theories in Islamic history has been given in the introductory chapters." Contents: Foreword; Preface; Introduction; I. Life and Character of Ibn Taymiyah; II. Origin and Name of the State; III. The Prophetic "State"; IV. Prophetic Succession (Khilafat al-Nubuwwah); V. The General Concept of the State; Conclusion; A Descriptive Bibliography of Ibn Taymiyah's Complete Works; General Bibliography; Index. ; v, 218, 4 ad pages.