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Divide and Rule

AuthorNecati Alkan
Title of item
Divide and Rule
Subtitle of item
The Creation of the Alawi State after World War I
Parent publication   Fikrun wa Fann ("Art and Thought")
Publisher of this ed.
Date of this edition 2013-11
Permission author
Posted 2014-02-24 by Jonah Winters
Classified in Published Articles
Abstract Summary of 20th-century history of the Nusayri/Alawi Shi'i movement in Syria and Turkey. (No mention of Bahá'ís.)
Notes Mirrored with permission from, where this document is also available in German, Arabic and Persian translation. Original publication online at
Tags Divide and rule; History (general); Middle East; World War I
Locations Nusayri; Alawi; Syria; Turkey
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