The Shiites

Ritual and Popular Piety in a Muslim Community

  • Authors
  • David Pinault

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. An Introduction to the Shiite Tradition in Islam

  3. Ritual and Popular Devotion in a Shiite Community: Muharram Liturgies of Hyderabad

About this book


This book describes what Shiism means to those who actually practice it and serves as both an excellent introduction to the subject and an original work of scholarship.


Islam religion

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 1992
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Religion & Philosophy Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-0-312-10024-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-06693-0
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