TITLE

Premodern, antimodern or postmodern? Islamic and Western critiques of modernity

AUTHOR(S)
Euben, Roxanne L.
PUB. DATE
June 1997
SOURCE
Review of Politics;Summer97, Vol. 59 Issue 3, p429
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines two comparisons in exploring the relationship of Islamist political thought to modernity. Description of the two comparisons; What the comparisons suggests.
ACCESSION #
9708143878

 

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