Table of contents for The Shia revival : how conflicts within Islam will shape the future / Vali Nasr.

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Author's Note 9
Introduction 15
Chapter 1 The Other Islam: Who Are the Shia? 29
Chapter 2 The Making of Shia Politics 61
Chapter 3 The Fading Promise of Nationalism 79
Chapter 4 Khomeini's Moment 117
Chapter 5 The Battle of Islamic Fundamentalisms 145
Chapter 6 The Tide Turns 167
Chapter 7 Iraq: The First Arab Shia State 183
Chapter 8 The Rise of Iran 209
Chapter 9 The Battle for the Middle East 225
Notes 253
Acknowledgments 267
Index 271

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Shêaiah -- Political aspects -- Middle East.
Islam and politics -- Middle East -- History -- 20th century.
Middle East -- Politics and government -- 1979-.
Shêaiah -- Relations -- Sunnites.
Sunnites -- Relations -- Shêaiah.