The impossible state : Islam, politics, and modernity's moral predicament

Wael B. Hallaq

Wael B. Hallaq boldly argues that the "Islamic state," judged by any standard definition of what the modern state represents, is both impossible and inherently self-contradictory. Comparing the legal, political, moral, and constitutional histories of premodern Islam and Euro-America, he fi...

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Main Author: Hallaq, Wael B., 1955- (Author)
Format: Book
Published: New York : Columbia University Press, 2014.
Physical Description:xiv, 256 pages ; 23 cm
ISBN(s):9780231162579 : paperback
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