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Iran: A Modern History

Iran: A Modern History

by Abbas Amanat

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|September 17, 2019

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A masterfully researched history of Iran from 1501 to 2009 “The defiant spirit of [Iran] is brought to life in this monumental history of the past 500 years.”—Richard Spencer, The  Times  (London) “A majestic work that goes a…
Is There a Middle East?: The Evolution of a Geopolitical Concept
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Is the idea of the "Middle East" simply a geopolitical construct conceived by the West to serve particular strategic and economic interests-or can we identify geographical, historical, cultural, and political patterns to indicate some sort of internal coherence…
Shari'a: Islamic Law in the Contemporary Context
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This volume presents ten leading scholars' writings on contemporary Islamic law and Muslim thought. The essays examine a range of issues, from modern Muslim discourses on justice, natural law, and the common good, to democracy, the social contract, and "the…
The Persian Revolution Of 1905-1909
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"Many dangers and many anxious days lie before the new Persia." Almost a century later, Edward Browne's fears and hopes have a special resonance in the minds of contemporary readers. The Persian Revolution of 1905-1909, has maintained its relevance and freshness,…
Crowning Anguish

Crowning Anguish

by .. Taj Al-saltanah

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|February 1, 2003

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The life of Taj al-Saltana, daughter of the ruler of Iran, Naser al-Din Shah Qajar, epitomized the predicaments of her changing era. Overcoming her limited edu-cation within the harem walls, Taj chronicled a thirty-year span in the life of a generation that…
Pivot of the Universe: Nasir al-Din Shah and the Iranian Monarchy, 1831-1896
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When he was assassinated in 1896, Nasir al-Din Shah had occupied the Peacock throne for nearly half a century. A colorful, complex figure, he is frequently portrayed as indolent and indulgent. Yet he was in many ways an effective ruler who displayed remarkable…
Pivot Of The Universe: Nasir Al-din Shah And The Iranian Monarchy, 1831-1896
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Pivot Of The Universe: Nasir Al-din Shah And The Iranian Monarchy, 1831-1896
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Pivot Of The Universe Lib/e: Nasir Al-din Shah And The Iranian Monarchy, 1831-1896
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U.s.-middle East Historical Encounters: A Critical Survey
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At a time when relations between the United States and the Middle East seem to be based on mutual misunderstandings, intolerance, violence, and distrust, this cutting-edge collection of essays reveals that the history of this relationship is richer and more…
Apocalyptic Islam and Iranian Shi'ism

Apocalyptic Islam and Iranian Shi'ism

by Abbas Amanat

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|November 20, 2021

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