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Insurgency and Counterinsurgency in Iraq's Sacred Spaces

David Siddhartha Patel

in Treading on Hallowed Ground: Counterinsurgency Operations in Sacred Spaces

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195342048
eISBN:
9780199852017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342048.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses upon two uprisings in 2004 in Najaf, one of the holiest cities in Shi'ite Islam and home to the revered Imam Ali shrine. In the first uprising, in April 2004, U.S. army forces ... More


An End to Exile

Mark Kukis

in Voices from Iraq: A People's History, 2003-2009

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156929
eISBN:
9780231527569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156929.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

In this chapter, Ayad Allawi and Mithal al-Alusi talk about their experiences during the Iraq war. A former Ba'ath party official, Ayad Allawi had been heavily involved in Iraqi dissident politics ... More


Questions and Answers

Mark Kukis

in Voices from Iraq: A People's History, 2003-2009

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156929
eISBN:
9780231527569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156929.003.0015
Subject:
History, Middle East History

In this chapter, Moustafa Ahmed al-Ta'ee talks about his experience during the Iraq war. Al-Ta'ee comes from a modest Sunni family who owned a shop for spare car parts in western Baghdad. He was ... More


Keeping to the Neighborhood

Mark Kukis

in Voices from Iraq: A People's History, 2003-2009

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156929
eISBN:
9780231527569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156929.003.0023
Subject:
History, Middle East History

In this chapter, Ali Fahed Mahmood recounts his experience during the Iraq war. Ali Fahed Mahmood recalls how the sectarian war between Shi'ites and Sunnis turned Mansour, a mixed area where he ... More


Political and Social Roots of Islamic Sects

Hussein Ahmad Amin

in The Sorrowful Muslim's Guide

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474437073
eISBN:
9781474453653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474437073.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter introduces several ideological groups and sects within Islam such as the Khawarij, Shi’ites, Qadaris, Mu’tazilites, Zaydis and Druz and discusses the reasons for their emergence and ... More


Introduction

Ayfer Karakaya-Stump

in The Kizilbash/Alevis in Ottoman Anatolia: Sufism, Politics and Community

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781474432689
eISBN:
9781474476799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474432689.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The introduction places the book in the context of the larger literature on Islam in Anatolia. It explains how this book is part of a recent wave of studies that take a critical, revisionist approach ... More


Media, Urban Aspirations, and Religious Mobilization Among Twelver Shi‘ites in Mumbai

Patrick Eisenlohr

in Handbook of Religion and the Asian City: Aspiration and Urbanization in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520281226
eISBN:
9780520961081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281226.003.0023
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how urban aspirations that drive migration to the megacity are intertwined with religious media practices. More specifically, it shows how Shi'ite traditions in Mumbai ... More


An Army in Defeat

Mark Kukis

in Voices from Iraq: A People's History, 2003-2009

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156929
eISBN:
9780231527569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156929.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

In this chapter, Gassan Abdul Wahed Ined, Baha'a Nouri Yasseen, Hussein al-Awadie, and Mohammed Khalil Hamed reflect on their experiences during the Iraq war. Ined joined the army in September 2001 ... More


House to House

Mark Kukis

in Voices from Iraq: A People's History, 2003-2009

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156929
eISBN:
9780231527569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156929.003.0018
Subject:
History, Middle East History

In this chapter, Captain Emad, Zahra Ech'daf Sangur, and Fackria Zugai'er Khata talk about their experiences during the Iraq war. Captain Emad has lived in Sadr City his entire life. During the last ... More


Paths to Safety

Mark Kukis

in Voices from Iraq: A People's History, 2003-2009

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156929
eISBN:
9780231527569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156929.003.0019
Subject:
History, Middle East History

In this chapter, Maysoon Mahdi and Usra J'bara Hadi recount their experiences during the Iraq war. A mother of three, Maysoon Mahdi has worked since 1986 as an expert on livestock in the Ministry of ... More


Historic Edifices in the Towns and Villages of the Bayana Region

Mehrdad Shokoohy and Natalie H. Shokoohy

in Bayana: The Sources of Mughal Architecture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474460729
eISBN:
9781474495608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474460729.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The towns once under Bayana preserve significant buildings: in Dholpur, the tomb of Bībī Zarrīna, Sikandar Lodī’s mother, is formed like a jewel box, with the contrasting, plainer, structure of its ... More


Iran: The Great Divider

Robert R. Bianchi

in China and the Islamic World: How the New Silk Road is Transforming Global Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190915285
eISBN:
9780190915315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190915285.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The recent uprisings in Iran provide a poignant example of a common dilemma in authoritarian regimes. The mullahs and security forces can contain the blazes with Chinese-inspired controls over the ... More


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