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A Lebanon Defied

Musa Al-sadr And The Shi'a Community, 1st Edition

By Majed Halawi


252 pages

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A Lebanon Defied focuses on the constitutive role of the Shi'a masses in the movement led by Sayyid Musa al-Sadr in Lebanon. It explores the origins of this Shi'a movement and its determination to become a major participant in a sharply reformed Lebanese polity. .

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. The Shi'a in Lebanese History 3. Shi'a Society by Numbers 4. Traditionalism and Revolution 5. Leader and Movement 6. Mythos and Praxis 7. Conclusion

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Middle Eastern
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies