Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 October 2012

176 Pages

ISBN: 9780199327751

Bookseller Code (01)

Shiism and Politics in the Middle East

Laurence Louer

  • Rejects the argument that Shiite politics across the Middle East ultimately emanate from Iran's foreign policy.
  • Argues that local imperatives have been the crucial factor in determining the course of Shiite movements in Lebanon, Iraq, Saudi Arabia and the Gulf.

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