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The turban for the crown

the Islamic revolution in Iran

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This edition published in by Oxford University Press in New York.

Written in English

283 pages

The Iranian revolution still baffles most Western observers. Few considered the rise of theocracy in a modernized state possible, and fewer thought it might result from a popular revolution. Said Amir Arjomand's The Turban for the Crown provides a thoughtful, painstakingly researched,and intelligible account of the turmoil in Iran which reveals the importance of this singular event for our understanding of revolutions. Providing crucial historical background, Arjomand examines both the structure of authority in Shi'ism (one of the two main branches of Islam) and the impact of the modern state on Iranian society, two factors essential to the comprehension of the revolution of 1979...

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The Turban for the Crown
2007, Oxford University Press
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Cover of: The Turban for the Crown
The Turban for the Crown: The Islamic Revolution in Iran
May 2001, Replica Books
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Cover of: The Turban for the Crown
Cover of: The turban for the crown
The turban for the crown: the Islamic revolution in Iran
1988, Oxford University Press
in English
Cover of: The turban for the crown
The turban for the crown: the Islamic Revolution in Iran
1988, Oxford University Press
in English
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The turban for the crown: the Islamic revolution in Iran
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The turban for the crown

the Islamic revolution in Iran

First published in 1988



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The Iranian revolution still baffles most Western observers. Few considered the rise of theocracy in a modernized state possible, and fewer thought it might result from a popular revolution. Said Amir Arjomand's The Turban for the Crown provides a thoughtful, painstakingly researched,and intelligible account of the turmoil in Iran which reveals the importance of this singular event for our understanding of revolutions. Providing crucial historical background, Arjomand examines both the structure of authority in Shi'ism (one of the two main branches of Islam) and the impact of the modern state on Iranian society, two factors essential to the comprehension of the revolution of 1979...

The turban for the crown

the Islamic revolution in Iran

This edition published in by Oxford University Press in New York.


Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 255-266.
Includes index.

Series
Studies in Middle Eastern history, Studies in Middle Eastern history (New York, N.Y.)

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
955/.05
Library of Congress
DS316.6 .A74 1988

The Physical Object

Pagination
xii, 283 p. ;
Number of pages
283

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL2386251M
ISBN 10
0195042573
LC Control Number
87015231
Library Thing
363884
Goodreads
2007215

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