Hizbullah"s identity construction by Joseph Elie Alagha

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Published by Amsterdam University Press in Amsterdam .

Written in English

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  • Politics and government,
  • Islam and politics,
  • Hizballah (Lebanon),
  • Islam and state,
  • Political parties,
  • History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-288) and index.

Book details

StatementJoseph Alagha
LC ClassificationsJQ1828.A98 H621595 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination308 p. ;
Number of Pages308
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25189194M
ISBN 109089642978
ISBN 109789089642974
LC Control Number2011524030

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