The Resource Hezbollah : a short history, Augustus Richard Norton

Hezbollah : a short history, Augustus Richard Norton

Label
Hezbollah : a short history
Title
Hezbollah
Title remainder
a short history
Statement of responsibility
Augustus Richard Norton
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Most policymakers in the United States and Israel have it wrong. Hezbollah isn't a simple terrorist organisation - nor is it likely to disappear soon." "The most accessible, informed, and balanced analysis of the group yet written, Hezbollah is essential reading for anyone who wants to understand the Middle East."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
Dewey number
324.25692082
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
JQ1828.A98
LC item number
H6263 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
  • Princeton studies in Muslim politics
  • Princeton studies in Muslim politics
Label
Hezbollah : a short history, Augustus Richard Norton
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2007
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Origins and prehistory of Hezbollah. The rise of Shiʻi politics from the mid-twentieth century to the Lebanese Civil War ; The role of Musa al-Sadr ; The resurgence of Amal -- The founding of Hezbollah. The Iraq connection ; The 1982 Israeli invasion ; Hezbollah emerges ; The Hezbollah worldview ; Implementing the design -- Being a Shiʻi Muslim in the twenty-first century. Ritual and identity ; The intersection of ritual and politics -- Resistance, terrorism, and violence in Lebanon. Hezbollah and terrorism ; Occupation in Southern Lebanon ; The "rules of the game" ; The 2000 Israeli withdrawal -- Playing politics. Hezbollah's decision to participate ; Municipal elections ; The revolt of the hungry ; The rich texture of Shiʻi institutions -- From celebration to war. The changing social tapestry in post-civil war Lebanon ; Lebanon's love-hate relationship with Rafiq al-Hariri, and his assassination ; Setting the stage for war ; The start of hostilities, July 2006 ; Prosecuting the war -- Conclusion. Hezbollah in a fractured postwar Lebanon ; What next? -- Afterword to the paperback edition -- Glossary
Control code
ocn439825922
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 199 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400830060
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
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  • 215866
  • 22573/cttxb6h
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b34430325
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)439825922
  • pebco128215866X

Library Locations

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