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Published: 15 March 2020

272 Pages

5.4x8.4 inches

ISBN: 9780197510629

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Understanding 'Sectarianism'

Sunni-Shi'a Relations in the Modern Arab World

Fanar Haddad

  • Much has been published on sectarianism in the Middle East but few writers have separated received wisdom from the facts, as Haddad does in this book.
  • Based on the modern history of the Arab world and aims to give a definitive assessment of what 'sectarianism' is.
  • Seeks to understand sectarian identity not as a monochrome frame of identification but as a multi-layered concept that operates on several dimensions: religious, subnational, national and transnational.

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