Near Eastern Languages and Cultures | Graduate Topics in NELC: Shi'ism
N695 | 28072 | Walbridge, John


An introduction to Shi'ite Islam, covering the dispute over succession
to the Prophet Muhammad, the martyrdom of Husayn, early Shi'ite
revolts, the twelve Imams, basic Shi'ite beliefs and practices,
including mourning rituals, the establishment of Shi'ism in Iran, and
contemporary Shi'ite politics in Iran, Iraq, the Gulf states, and
South Asia.