Dominique Avon is Professor of Modern History at the Universite du Maine, France. Anais-Trissa Khatchadourian is a doctoral candidate at the Universite du Maine, France.
Though the book was written before the outbreak of violence in
Syria--and thus prior to Hezbollah's demise as the hero of the
Arabs--it provides important insight into the paradox of
Hezbollah's ideology and the crux of the party's current
predicament...[The] book lays the ground for understanding
Hezbollah's fall from Arab grace and current events in the
It serves well as a handbook to the Hezbollah movement...The inclusion of fascinating historical documents and useful reference information make the book helpful for students seeking to understand the movement.-- (05/01/2013)