ISBN 9781849043991,The 'Alawis of Syria

The 'Alawis of Syria

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Publisher

Literary Licensing, LLC

Publication Year 2014
ISBN-13

ISBN 9781849043991

ISBN-10 184904399X
Binding

Hardback

Number of Pages 288 Pages
Language (English)
Subject

Islamic studies

The Alawis of Syria provides a wide-ranging exploration of the cultural and historical hinterland of Syria\'s powerful Shia minority, from loyalist gangs (Shabiha) to outspoken critics of the regime. Themes covered include religious practice, social identities, and relations to the Ba\'ath party, the Syrian state, and the military apparatus.

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