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Author Swayd, Samy S.

Title The A to Z of the Druzes / Samy Swayd
Published Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2009


Description 1 online resource (liv, 209 pages) : maps
Series The A to Z guide series ; no. 53
A to Z guides ; 53.
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Table of Contents; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Note on Translation and Transliteration; Acronyms and Abbreviations; Maps; Druze Communities in the Middle East; Druze Towns and Villages in Lebanon; Druze Towns and Villages in Syria; Druze Towns and Villages in Israel; Chronology; Introduction; The Dictionary; Appendixes; A: The Fatimids; B: The Buhturis; C: The Ma'nis; D: The Shihabis; Bibliography; About the Author
Summary This dictionary provides nearly 1,000 concise and informative cross-referenced A to Z entries on religious, political, and cultural themes, as well as entries on a number of major families and individuals (artists, writers, diplomats, and leaders) who have contributed to the Druze communities. This volume is also complemented with a chronology, an introductory essay, and a bibliography
Notes Previously published as: Historical dictionary of the Druzes. ©2006
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-208)
Notes English
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Subject Druzes -- History -- Dictionaries
BODY, MIND & SPIRIT -- Spirituality -- Paganism & Neo-Paganism.
RELIGION -- Comparative Religion.
Genre/Form dictionaries.
Form Electronic book
Author Swayd, Samy S. Historical dictionary of the Druzes.
ISBN 9780810870024
Other Titles Druzes