This title, first published in 1925, are based on a series of lectures delivered in the University of London. The chapters explore the nature of the caliphate, its origin and history, and the situation and trend of development in the early twentieth century. This title will be of interest to students of Middle Eastern studies, religion and history.

chapter I|10 pages

The Caliphate and the Holy Roman Empire

chapter IV|15 pages

Historical survey of the Abbasid dynasty

chapter V|7 pages

The exposition of the jurists

chapter XI|10 pages

The Ottomans and the Caliphate

chapter XII|20 pages

Sultan Salīm in Egypt

chapter XIII|4 pages

The Mughal emperors in India

chapter XIV|21 pages

The later Ottoman Sultans and the Caliphate