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Hamid Dabashi - History - 2011 - 413 pages
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Etan Kohlberg - History - 2016 - 440 pages
This volume brings together seventeen articles reflecting the wide range of scholarly interest in early Shi`ism over the past half century. All major branches of Shi`ism are ...
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An Introduction to Shiʻi Islam: The History and Doctrines of Twelver Shiʻism

Moojan Momen - Religion - 1985 - 397 pages
This book is a general introduction to Shi'i Islam-specifically to Twelver Shi'ism, to which the majority of Shi'is belong today. It deals with the history and development of ...
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The Isma'ilis: Their History and Doctrines

Farhad Daftary - History - 1992 - 821 pages
This authoritative book traces the history and doctrinal development of the Isma'ili movement from its origins to the present day, a period of twelve centuries. It is the first ...
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The Twelver Shia in Modern Times: Religious Culture and Political History

Rainer Brunner, Werner Ende - Religion - 2001 - 395 pages
This publication discusses the development of Shiite Islam since the 18th century in its various aspects. Its 21 contributions focus on the transformation of theological ...
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The Formative Period of Twelver Shīʻism: Ḥadīth as Discourse Between Qum and ...

Andrew J. Newman - History - 2000 - 222 pages
Shows how the frictions and disparities between the different pockets of believers scattered throughout the Eastern Islamic world in the late ninth and tenth centuries, the ...
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Historical Dictionary of the Ismailis

Farhad Daftary - History - 2011 - 320 pages
The Ismaili Muslims, who belong to the Shia branch of Islam, live in over 25 different countries around the world, mainly in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Their history has ...
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The Sunni-Shi'a Divide: Islam's Internal Divisions and Their Global Consequences

Robert Brenton Betts - RELIGION - 2013 - 181 pages
Until the attacks of September 11, 2001, few Americans knew anything about Islam, let alone about the distinctions between Sunni and Shi a, the Sufi and Wahhabi, the origins of ...
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