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Author Sayej, Caroleen Marji, 1975- author

Title Patriotic ayatollahs : nationalism in in post-Saddam Iraq / Caroleen Marji Sayej
Published Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2018
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Contents Introduction : the making and unmaking of Iraq -- The ayatollahs and the struggle to maintain legitimacy in the new public sphere -- Sistani, guardian of the democratic process -- Sistani, a guide only -- Quietists turned activists? -- Local and regional sectarian narratives -- Conclusion : rethinking religion and politics : Iraq and beyond
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on March 26, 2018)
Subject Islam and politics -- Iraq -- History -- 21st century.
Nationalism -- Iraq -- History -- 21st century.
Ulama -- Political activity -- Iraq -- History -- 21st century.
Iraq -- Politics and government -- 2003-
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2017030831
ISBN 1501714856 (electronic book)
9781501714856 (electronic book)