This title looks at how early Islamic empires were governed. The book covers such topics as: the calipphs, or spiritual leaders; tolerance of other religions; non-Muslims paying taxes not to be in the Muslim army; sultans, palaces, and palace life; Sharia law; kings and queens in India; and, tribes and clans in Arabia and Kashmir.
Government and Law in the Early Islamic World
Crabtree Publishing Company
Life in the Early Islamic World