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Title The Shi‘a worlds and Iran / edited by Sabrina Mervin

Publ Info London ; Saint Paul, Minn. : Saqi ; [Beirut, Lebanon] : In association with Institut Français du Proche-Orient, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  BP194.185 .M6613 2010    AVAILABLE
Common Titl Mondes chiites et l'Iran. English
Descript 359 pages : map ; 24 cm
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Note First published in French as: Les mondes chiites et l'Iran. Paris : Karthala ; Beyrouth : Institut français du proche-orient, c2007
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The export of the revolution and national integrations. The impact of the Iranian revolution on the Middle East / Olivier Roy -- Islamism among the Shi‘a of Afghanistan : from social revolution to identity-building / Alessandro Monsutti -- The rise and fall of revolutionary utopias in the Gulf monarchies / Laurence Louër -- Hezbollah's conception of the Islamic state / Joseph Alagha -- Hezbollah seen through its images : the representation of the martyr / Kinda Chaib -- Constructing Shi‘ism. Shi'isms under construction : the Shi‘a community of Turkey in the contemporary era / Thierry Zarcone -- Shi‘ism in post-Soviet Azerbaijan : between Iranian influence and internal dynamics / Bayram Balci -- The Ironis in post-Soviet Uzbekistan : the virtues of mental dissimulation (taqiyya) in a context of Sunnitization / Boris Pétric -- Shi‘a Lebanese migrants and Senegalese converts in Dakar / Mara A. Leichman -- Which Iranian model? The Sadrists in Iraq : challenging the United States, the marja‘iyya and Iran / Pierre-Jean Luizard -- The Sadrist trend : class struggle, millenarianism and fitna / Peter Harling and Hamid Yassin Nasser -- Between Pakistan and Qom : Shi‘a women's madrasas and new transnational networks / Miriam Abou Zahab -- Transnational intellectual debates / Sabrina Mervin
LC subject Sh‘ah -- Political aspects -- Middle East
Sh‘ah -- Political aspects -- Iran
Islam and politics -- Middle East -- History
Islam and politics -- Iran -- History
Add Author Mervin, Sabrina
Institut français du Proche-Orient
Link Online version: Mondes chiites et l'Iran. English. Shi‘a worlds and Iran. London ; Saint Paul, Minn. : Saqi ; [Beirut, Lebanon] : In association with Institut Français du Proche-Orient, c2010 (OCoLC)768315516
ISBN 0863564062