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Patriotic Ayatollahs : Nationalism in Post-Saddam Iraq

Author: Caroleen Marji Sayej
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Patriotic Ayatollahs explores the contributions of senior clerics in state and nation-building after the 2003 Iraq war. Caroleen Sayej suggests that the four so-called Grand Ayatollahs, the highest-ranking clerics of Iraqi Shiism, took on a new and ...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sayej, Caroleen Marji, 1975-
Patriotic ayatollahs.
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2018
(DLC) 2017030831
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Caroleen Marji Sayej
ISBN: 9781501714856 1501714856
OCLC Number: 1028955871
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction : the making and unmaking of Iraq --
The ayatollahs and the struggle to maintain legitimacy in the new public sphere --
Sistani, guardian of the democratic process --
Sistani, a guide only --
Quietists turned activists? --
Local and regional sectarian narratives --
Conclusion : rethinking religion and politics : Iraq and beyond.
Responsibility: Caroleen Marji Sayej.
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Patriotic Ayatollahs explores the contributions of senior clerics in state and nation-building after the 2003 Iraq war. Caroleen Sayej suggests that the four so-called Grand Ayatollahs, the  Read more...

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" Patriotic Ayatollahs sheds light on the religious establishment in Najaf and its role in Iraqi politics. Sayej writes with clarity and straight-forwardness, and it is highly readable." -- Robert Read more...

 
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