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Author Coker, Christopher, author.

Title The rise of the civilizational state / Christopher Coker
Published Cambridge, UK ; Medford, MA : Polity Press, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 230 pages)
Contents Liberal civilization and its discontents -- Civilizational myths -- Imagining the west -- Cultural Darwinism -- The civilizational-state -- The once and future caliphate -- A post-liberal world
Summary "In this pioneering book renowned political philosopher Christopher Coker looks in-depth at two countries that now claim this title: Xi Jinping's China and Vladimir Putin's Russia. He also discusses the Islamic caliphate, a virtual and aspirational civilizational state that is unlikely to fade despite the recent setbacks suffered by ISIS. The civilizational state, he contends, is an idea whose time has come"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from electronic title page (EbscoHost, viewed July 15, 2019)
Subject Caliphate.
Nationalism -- China.
Nationalism -- Russia
State, The -- Philosophy.
Caliphate.
Nationalism.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Essays.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- General.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- National.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Reference.
State, The -- Philosophy.
China.
Russia.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2018041094
ISBN 1509534644
9781509534647