The Shia Revival
How Conflicts within Islam Will Shape the Future
By (author) Vali Nasr
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Shia Revival by Vali Nasr
Book DescriptionIranian-born scholar Vali Nasr has become one of America's leading commentators on current events in the Middle East, admired and welcomed by both media and government for his "concise and coherent" analysis (Wall Street Journal, front-page profile). In this "remarkable work" (Anderson Cooper), Nasr brilliantly dissects the political and theological antagonisms within Islam, providing a unique and objective understanding of the 1,400-year bitter struggle between Shias and Sunnis and shedding crucial light on its modern-day consequences.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780393329681
(211mm x 142mm x 22mm)
Imprint: WW Norton & Co
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Publish Date: 4-May-2007
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Vali Nasr
Shia Revival, Paperback (October 2016)
"Historically incisive, geographically broad-reaching, and brimming with illuminating anecdotes." -Max Rodenbeck, New York Review of Books
Dispensable Nation, Hardback (October 2013)
Clarence Darrow is the lawyer every law student dreams of being: on the side of right, loved by many women, played by Spencer Tracy in Inherit the Wind. His days-long closing arguments delivered without notes won miraculous reprieves for men doomed to hang.
Meccanomics, Hardback (April 2010)» View all books by Vali Nasr
Combining historical narrative with on-the-ground research, this title introduces a Muslim world we've never seen before; one that is being transformed by booming economies and a vibrant middle class that will tip the balance away from extremists. It offers an assessment of a world where financial might - not fundamentalism - is doing the talking.
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Author Biography - Vali Nasr
Vali Nasr is Dean and Professor of International Affairs at Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies.
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