The Shi'a of Lebanon: Clans, Parties and Clerics
The Shi’a of Lebanonhas emerged in the last 30 years to become a major force in Lebanese politics, having previously long been a marginalized political community. Here, Rodger Shanahan examines the reasons behind this transformation from a largely rural population dominated by a handful of elite families, to an assertive sectarian force whose new-found power is exemplified...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published June 15th 2011 by I. B. Tauris
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