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By Madawi Al-Rasheed, Visit Amazon's Carool Kersten Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Carool Kersten, , Marat Shterin

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In Western well known mind's eye, the Caliphate frequently inspires an array of adverse pictures, whereas rallies organised in aid of resurrecting the Caliphate are handled with a mix of apprehension and disdain, as though they have been the 1st steps in the direction of usurping democracy. but those photographs and perceptions have little to do with truth. whereas a few Muslims might be nostalgic for the Caliphate, simply only a few this day search to make that dream come actual. but the Caliphate could be evoked as a robust rallying name and a logo that pulls on an imagined earlier and eager for reproducing or emulating it as an awesome Islamic polity. The Caliphate this present day is a contested thought between many actors within the Muslim international, Europe and past, the reinvention and imagining of that can seem confusing to such a lot people. Demystifying the Caliphate sheds mild on either the old debates following the loss of life of the final Ottoman Caliphate and controversies surrounding contemporary calls to resurrect it, transcending alarmist agendas to reply to basic questions on why the reminiscence of the Caliphate lingers on between diversified Muslims. From London to the Caucasus, to Jakarta, Istanbul, and Baghdad, the participants discover the concept that of the Caliphate and the re-imagining of the Muslim ummah as a various multi-ethnic group.

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20 In his missive to Sultan Abdülhamid I (d. 1789), in which he requested permission to set up a number of factories in the Ottoman lands, Tipu addressed the ruler clearly with caliphal appellations,21 thus showing an awareness of the continuation of the historical caliphate by the Ottomans. The fact that, at the same time, Tipu confronted his de facto Mughal overlord in an overtly confident way has led many scholars to speculate that Tipu had in fact sought investiture by the Ottoman Sultan,22 thus returning to the earlier practice of South Asian Muslim rulers of seeking refuge under the suzerainty of a supreme Muslim ruler of any form.

Laffan, ‘Finding Java: Muslim Nomenclature of Insular Southeast Asia from Śrîvijaya to Snouck Hurgronje’, in E. ), Southeast Asia and the Middle East: Islam, Movement and the Longue Durée, Stanford University Press, 2009, 17–64. 28 â•—Michael F. Laffan, Islamic Nationhood and Colonial Indonesia: The Umma below the Winds, London: Routledge, 2003. 29 â•—Anthony Reid, ‘Sixteenth Century Turkish Influence in Western Indonesia’, Journal of Southeast Asian History, 10, 3, 1969, 395–414; see also R.

Muslim circles opposed to the founder of republican Turkey, General Mustafa Kemal (later Atatürk; d. 1938), accused him of being an arch-enemy of the Ottoman state who had intended to abolish the caliphate long before his emergence as leader of the Turkish national movement. The Turkish leader was also accused of conspiring with the British against the caliphate and of using his role in the war of independence as a springboard to put an end to Islamic political power. 1 1 â•—See, for example, Mustafa Sabri, al-Nakir ‘ala munkiri al-ni‘ma min al-din wa’lkhilafa wa’l-umma, Beirut: al-Matba‘a al-‘Abasiyya, 1924.

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