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Religion and Society in Qajar Iran

Religion and Society in Qajar Iran

1st Edition

Robert Gleave
December 21, 2009

Gleave brings together studies by experts in the area of religion in nineteenth-century Iran in order to present new insights into Qajar religion, political and cultural history. Key topics covered include the relationship between religion and the state, the importance of archival materials...

The Political Thought of Ayatollah Murtaza Mutahhari: An Iranian Theoretician of the Islamic State

The Political Thought of Ayatollah Murtaza Mutahhari: An Iranian Theoretician of the Islamic State

1st Edition

Mahmood T. Davari
December 21, 2009

Ayatollah Murtaza Mutahhari was a significant figure in the movement which brought the Islamic Republic of Iran into being. Mutahhari, a student of Ayatollah Khomeini and particularly close to his mentor, had broad theoretical concerns regarding religion, society and economy. He is generally...

Reformers and Revolutionaries in Modern Iran: New Perspectives on the Iranian Left

Reformers and Revolutionaries in Modern Iran: New Perspectives on the Iranian Left

1st Edition

Stephanie Cronin
December 08, 2009

Even though the left has never held power in Iran, its impact on the political, intellectual and cultural development of modern Iran has been profound. This book's authors undertake a fundamental re-examination and re-appraisal of the phenomenon of leftist activism in Iran, interpreted in the...

The Making of Modern Iran: State and Society under Riza Shah, 1921-1941

The Making of Modern Iran: State and Society under Riza Shah, 1921-1941

1st Edition

Dr Stephanie Cronin
November 16, 2007

This collection of essays, by a distinguished group of specialists, offers a new and exciting interpretation of Riza Shah's Iran. A period of key importance, the years between 1921-1941 have, until now, remained relatively neglected. Recently, however, there has been a marked revival of interest in...

Politics of Culture in Iran

Politics of Culture in Iran

1st Edition

Nematollah Fazeli
November 15, 2005

This first full-length study of the history of Iranian anthropology charts the formation and development of anthropology in Iran in the twentieth century. The text examines how and why anthropology and culture became part of wider socio-political discourses in Iran, and how they were appropriated,...

The Making of Modern Iran: State and Society under Riza Shah, 1921-1941

The Making of Modern Iran: State and Society under Riza Shah, 1921-1941

1st Edition

Stephanie Cronin
December 16, 2003

This collection of essays, by a distinguished group of specialists, offers a new and exciting interpretation of Riza Shah's Iran. A period of key importance, the years between 1921-1941 have, until now, remained relatively neglected. Recently, however, there has been a marked revival of interest in...

Iranian History and Politics: The Dialectic of State and Society

Iranian History and Politics: The Dialectic of State and Society

1st Edition

Homa Katouzian
January 23, 2003

This book contains the most detailed and comprehensive statement of Homa Katouzian's theory of arbitrary state and society in Iran, and its applications to Iranian history and politics, both modern and traditional. Every chapter is a study of its own specific topics while being firmly a part of the...

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