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Book Hizbullah's identity construction / Joseph Alagha.
Publication year: c2011.
Call Number JQ1828.A98 H622 2011
Media class: Book
Publisher: Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press
ISBN: 9789089642974 9089642978
Extent: 308 p. ; 24 cm.
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This study offers a revolutionary new perspective on the political phenomenon of Hizbullah, whose evolution has frequently confounded scholars and politicians. Drawing on unparalleled access to primary sources, the author has produced a unique work which traces all the shifts in Hizbullah's construction and reconstruction of its identity.
Introduction and analytical framework -- Tolerance and discrimination : ahl al-dhimma in the Islamic order -- Interpretation and authority : wilayat al-faqih -- Political violence : terrorism and 9/11 -- Political violence : suicide operations -- From cooptation to contestation to political power -- The Doha 2008 Accord and its aftermath -- The eighth conclave : a new manifesto (November 2009) -- Epilogue : future prospects : disarmament and the peace process.