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Author McHugo, John, 1951-
Title A concise history of Sunnis & Shi'is / John McHugo.
Publication Info. London : Saqi Books, 2017.
Open Library Cover
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 Stack 2  297.8 M    IN LIBRARY
Description 347 pages : maps ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents In the Beginning : Before There Were Sunnis and Shi'is -- How Civil War Came to Islam -- Of Umayyads and Abbasids -- The Split Between Sunnis and Shi'is -- Of Ismailis, Assassins, Druze, Zaydis, Gnostic Shi'is, Alawis and Sufis -- How Iran Became Shi'i -- The Ottoman Empire, India and the Muslim Reformation -- The Long Nineteenth Century and the Coming of Western Dominance -- Between the Two World Wars -- Tides Ebb and Flow -- The Iranian Revolution and The Iran-Iraq War -- From the Iranian Revolution to the 2003 Invasion of Iraq -- Wedges into Fault-Lines.
Subject Islamic sects -- History.
Sunnites -- History.
Shiites -- History.
ISBN 0863561632 hardcover
9780863561634 hardcover