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The Origins of Modern Arabic Fiction

Matti Moosa - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 455 pages
The first edition of this book, completed in 1970, was hailed as a major contribution to scholarship on the development of Arabic fiction in the 19th and early 20th centuries ...
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The Shiites

David Pinault - Religion - 1993 - 224 pages
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The Martyrs Of Karbala: Shi'i Symbols and Rituals in Modern Iran

Kamran Scot Aghaie - History - 2004 - 200 pages
This innovative study examines patterns of change in Shi’i symbols and rituals over the past two centuries to reveal how modernization has influenced the societal, political ...
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Without Forgetting the Imam: Lebanese Shiʻism in an American Community

Linda S. Walbridge - Religion - 1997 - 242 pages
This work presents an ethnographic study of the religious life of the Lebanese Shi'i community of Dearborn, Michigan, the largest community of its kind outside of the Middle ...
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Mahdis and Millenarians: Shiite Extremists in Early Muslim Iraq

William F. Tucker - History - 2008 - 176 pages
Mahdis and Millenarians is a discussion of Shiite groups in eighth- and ninth-century Iraq and Iran, whose ideas reflected a mixture of indigenous non-Muslim religious ...
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An Enchanted Modern: Gender and Public Piety in Shi'i Lebanon

Lara Deeb - Religion - 2006 - 263 pages
Based on two years of ethnographic research in the southern suburbs of Beirut, An Enchanted Modern demonstrates that Islam and modernity are not merely compatible, but actually ...
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In the Shadow of Sectarianism

Max Weiss - History - 2010 - 341 pages
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