Reaching for Power The Shi'a in the Modern Arab World

ISBN-10: 0691134782

ISBN-13: 9780691134789

Edition: 2007

Authors: Yitzhak Nakash

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Can Shi'is, who historically have been a minority within Islam, take the lead in inspiring reform in the Arab world? Yitzhak Nakash raises this critically important question for American foreign policy and he makes a compelling argument that Shi'is certainly have the potential and motivation to do so.
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List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 7/22/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 248
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

A Note on Transliteration
Prologue A Shi'i-Led Reformation
The Burden of the Past
Containment Politics in the Persian Gulf
The Struggle for Power in Iraq
The Revival of Shi'ism in Lebanon
Between Aspirations and Reality
Further Reading
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