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A historical and contemporary political record and analysis that explains the evolution of the ideology from the margins
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A book of essays presents insights into the seminal event and its repercussions from a wide range of academic and
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Zadie Smith’s first short story collection occupies a remote corner of a universe in which conventional notions of time
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An authoritative book looks at the transnational transformation of Shia thought and religious authority in the country
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