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Lebanese Shi'ite Leadership 1920-1970s : Personalities, Alliances, and Feuds (Hardcover) (Omri Nir)

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This book examines the coalitions and relationships within the power centers of Shi'ite politics during the era of political feudalism in Lebanon. The author maps the Shi'ite leadership and its inter-connections, including the alliances and rivalry between prominent Zu'ama, clans, and Ulama' from the formation of Lebanon in 1920 to the decline of old Shi'ite politics and the emergence of popular movements in the 1970s. The work also explains the role of prominent intellectuals within these power centers.
Genre: Political Science, History
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: Omri Nir
Language: English
Street Date: November 10, 2016
TCIN: 51988501
UPC: 9783319430133
Item Number (DPCI): 248-38-3951
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