The Myth of the Caliphate

The Political History of an Idea By Nick Danforth  November 19, 2014 Abdulhamid II, who would become one of the last Ottoman sultans and caliphs, as a prince in 1867. (W.&D. DOWNEY / Jebulon) The Myth of the Caliphate15 min 16 secs +ADD TO PLAYLISTBUY AUDIO VERSION In 1924, Turkish leader Kemal Ataturk officially abolished…