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In the shadow of sectarianism [electronic resource] : law, Shi'ism, and the making of modern Lebanon / Max Weiss.

By: Weiss, Max, 1977-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2010Description: 1 online resource ([xiii], 341 p.) : maps.ISBN: 9780674059573 (electronic bk.); 0674059573 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Sh�i�ah -- Lebanon | Status (Law) -- Lebanon | Lebanon -- Ethnic relations | Religion and state -- Lebanon | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Discrimination & Race RelationsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: In the shadow of sectarianism.DDC classification: 305.6/9782095692 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Prologue : Shi�ism, sectarianism, modernity -- The incomplete nationalization of Jabal �Amil -- The modernity of Shi�i tradition -- Institutionalizing personal status -- Practicing sectarianism -- Adjudicating society at the Ja�fari court -- �Amili Shi�is into Shi�i Lebanese? -- Epilogue : Making Lebanon sectarian.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [289]-321) and index.

Prologue : Shi�ism, sectarianism, modernity -- The incomplete nationalization of Jabal �Amil -- The modernity of Shi�i tradition -- Institutionalizing personal status -- Practicing sectarianism -- Adjudicating society at the Ja�fari court -- �Amili Shi�is into Shi�i Lebanese? -- Epilogue : Making Lebanon sectarian.

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