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General Introduction (Switzerland)
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Founded in 1291 by the coming together of three districts, the Swiss Confederation at the beginning of the 16th century consisted of a conglomeration of autonomous states (Stände) which were connected by a networ…

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Raimund Süess, René Pahud de Mortanges, “General Introduction (Switzerland)”, in: Annotated Legal Documents on Islam in Europe Online, Edited by: Jørgen S. Nielsen, Silvio Ferrari, Marie-Claire Foblets, Agata S. Nalborczyk, Mathias Rohe, Prakash Shah. Consulted online on 18 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-075X_LDIO_COM_12CHEINT>
First published online: 2019



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