1st Edition

A Lebanon Defied
Musa Al-sadr And The Shi'a Community





ISBN 9780367012366
Published June 7, 2019 by Routledge
268 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

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