Books Hezbollah A Short History by Augustus Richard Norton Hardcover, 187 pages, Princeton Univ Pr, List Price: $16.95 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleHezbollahSubtitleA Short HistoryAuthorAugustus Richard Norton Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary A guide to understanding the complexities and paradoxes of a group that remains entrenched at the heart of Middle East politics describes how Hezbollah developed, how it has evolved, and what direction it may take in the future. Genres: Nonfiction History & Society Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Hezbollah Middle East From Norton, a Brief History of Hezbollah Fresh Air June 13, 2007 Augustus Richard Norton, a Boston University professor of international relations and anthropology, has written about Lebanon for 25 years; he's a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and an expert on Shiite political movements, including Hezbollah. His new book is Hezbollah: A Short History. From Norton, a Brief History of Hezbollah Listen Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/11012137/11012140" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> The Partisans of Ali Suggested Reading: The Shiite-Sunni Conflict February 12, 2007 A list of suggested reading about the Shiite-Sunni conflict.