Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 December 2015

384 Pages | 26 Images, 4 Color Photos, 4 b/w Maps, 3 b/w Photos, 15 Color Maps

5.4x8.4 inches

ISBN: 9780190458119

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The Alawis of Syria

War, Faith and Politics in the Levant

edited by Michael Kerr and Craig Larkin

  • A wide-ranging exploration of the cultural and historical hinterland of Syria's powerful Shia minority.
  • Considers Syrian's 'Alawis 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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