The Shi'a Worlds and IranBy: Group of Scholars, Edited by Sabrina Mervin
From Africa to Asia, Twelver Shi'a form significant minority and, in some cases, majority communities. Geography and history place Iran at the center of these worlds. But to what extent can we speak of an 'Iranian Mode' that these groups follow?
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|By: Group of Scholars, Edited by Sabrina Mervin|
Pages: 359 pp
Publisher: Saqi, 2010
Product Dimensions: 15 x 23 cm
This meticulously researched volume presents the Shi'a worlds in all their complexities, exploring the tenuous relations between these groups and Iran while shedding light on the understudied Shi'a communities in the Gulf, Turkey, Afghanistan and Senegal.