Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 August 2018

256 Pages

5.4x8.4 inches

ISBN: 9780190909727

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The Hijaz

The First Islamic State

Malik Dahlan

  • Dahlan offers an alternative vision of Islamic governance through the history and promise of the Hijaz, the first state of Islam
  • The Hijaz, in the west of present-day Saudi Arabia, was the first Islamic state in Mecca and Medina
  • A compelling alternative analysis of governance in the Arabian Peninsula and the global Islamic community, and of its interaction with the wider world