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Hezbollah : a short history

Author: Augustus R Norton
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2014.
Series: Princeton studies in Muslim politics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : New paperback editionView all editions and formats
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With Hezbollah's entry into the Lebanese government in 2009 and recent forceful intervention in the Syrian civil war, the potent Shi'i political and military organization continues to play an enormous role in the Middle East. Policymakers in the United States and Israel usually denounce it as a dangerous terrorist group and refuse to engage with it, yet even its adversaries need to contend with its durability and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Norton, Augustus Richard.
Hezbollah : A Short History.
Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Augustus R Norton
ISBN: 9781400851447 1400851440
OCLC Number: 875818975
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Previous edition: 2009.
Description: 1 online resource (245 pages)
Contents: Origins and prehistory of Hezbollah --
Founding of Hezbollah --
Being a Shi ̀a Muslim in the Twentieth Century --
Resistance, terrorism, and violence in Lebanon --
Playing politics --
From celebration to war.
Series Title: Princeton studies in Muslim politics.
Responsibility: Augustus Richard Norton ; with a new afterword by the author.
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