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Reaching for Power: The Shi'a in the Modern Arab World

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Reaching for Power: The Shi'a in the Modern Arab World - Nakash, Yitzhak
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As the world focuses on the conflict in Iraq, the most important political players in that country today are not the Sunni insurgents. Instead, they are Iraq's Shi'I majority--part of the Middle East's ninety million Shi'I Muslims who hold the key to the future of the region and the relations between Muslim and Western societies. So contends Yitzhak Nakash, one of the world's foremost experts on Shi'ism. With his characteristic verve and style, Nakash traces the role of the Shi'is in the struggle that is raging today ...

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Reaching for Power: The Shi'a in the Modern Arab World 2007, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691134789

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Reaching for Power: The Shi'a in the Modern Arab World 2006, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691125299

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