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Author Halawi, Majed.

Title LEBANON DEFIED : musa al-sadr and the shia community
Published [Place of publication not identified] : ROUTLEDGE, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (1 volume)
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Tables; Maps; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Notes; 1 The Shi'a in Lebanese History; Shi'ism in Lebanon; Notes; 2 Shi'a Society by Numbers; Agriculture and the Shi'a Community; Unequal Development and Relative Deprivation; Exodus and Proletarianization; Emigration Overseas and the Birth of a Shi'a Bourgeoisie; The Persistence of Communal and Regional Links; Notes; 3 Traditionalism and Revolution; Confessionalism and the Communal Balance of Power; Nasirism and Arab Nationalism; Alienation and Radicalism; Notes
4 Leader and MovementNotes; 5 Mythos and Praxis; Notes; Conclusion; Notes; Appendix 1: Lineage of the Twelve Imams; Appendix 2: Kfarshuba and its Modern Decline; Appendix 3: L'Enquete par Sondage sur la Population Active au Liban; Appendix 4: Lebanon during the Civil War; Appendix 5: Work Conditions at the Ghandur Factory; Glossary; Bibliography; Index; About the Book and Author
Summary 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
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Subject Ṣadr, Mūsá.
Ṣadr, Mūsá
Shīʻah -- Lebanon -- History -- 20th century
Politics and government.
Lebanon -- Politics and government -- 1946-
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0429042221