The eclipse of the Sunnis exile, power, and the rebalancing of the Middle East by Deborah Amos

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Published by PublicAffairs in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Sunnites -- Middle East -- Social conditions,
  • Sunnites -- Social conditions -- Iraq,
  • Iraq War, 2003- -- Refugees -- Middle East,
  • Iraq War, 2003- -- Social aspects,
  • Sunnites -- Relations -- Shīʻah,
  • Shīʻah -- Relations -- Sunnites

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Book details

StatementDeborah Amos.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS59.S86 A66 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23833595M
ISBN 109781586486495
LC Control Number2009039950
OCLC/WorldCa298186475

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