Holy lands : reviving pluralism in the Middle East

Level B NB291.177 /516210 Available
Full title: Holy lands : reviving pluralism in the Middle East / Nicolas Pelham.
Main author: Pelham, Nicolas, (Author)
Format: Book           


Table of Contents:
  • Part 1:
  • The decline and fall of the Ottoman Empire.
  • The origin of milleticide
  • Old Ottoman pluralism
  • The sectarianism of the secular nationalism
  • Millet wars
  • The triumph of sectarian nationalism
  • Part 2:
  • "Come back, sons"
  • "Redeeming the land"
  • The politics of memory
  • Part 3:
  • The Palestinian origins of Sunni milletism
  • The Islamic state
  • Part 4:
  • The creation of Shiastan
  • Hashad
  • Part 5:
  • The spread of Sunni Revanchism
  • Communal rupture
  • Part 6:
  • Holy lands to holy communities.
  • The way back: an Armenian perspective
  • The way back: Shia perspectives
  • The way back: Sunni perspectives
  • The way back: Jewish perspectives
  • Milletocracy.