(see also Iraq: Shi'ites & Iraq Postwar)
On the Web: Specialized Sites
Cole, Juan R.I. "Portrait of a rebellion: Shi'ite insurgency in Iraq bedevils US," In These Times (6/21/04):18-21,26.
In the Library: Non-Fiction Books
Cole, Juan R.I. & Nikki R. Keddi (eds.) Shi'ism & Social Protest (New Haven: Yale, 1986).
__________. Roots of North Indian Shi'ism: Religion & State in Awadh, 1722-1859 (Berkeley: U. of California, 1988).
__________ (ed.) Comparing Muslim Societies: Knowledge & the State in a World Civilization (Ann Arbor: U. of Michigan, 1992).
__________. Colonialism & Revolution in the Middle East: Social & Cultural Origins of Egypt's 'Urabi Movement (Princeton: Princeton, 1993).
__________. Modernity & the Millennium: The Genesis of the Baha'i Faith in the 19th-C. Middle East (NY: Columbia, 1998).
__________. Sacred Space & Holy War: The Politics, Culture & History of Shi'ite Islam (London: I.B. Tauris, 2002).