Kamran Scot Aghaie,Afshin Marashi's Rethinking Iranian Nationalism and Modernity PDF

By Kamran Scot Aghaie,Afshin Marashi

While contemporary books have explored Arab and Turkish nationalism, the nuances of Iran have got scant book-length study—until now. shooting the numerous alterations in procedure that experience formed this specialization, Rethinking Iranian Nationalism and Modernity stocks cutting edge study and charts new components of research from an array of students within the field.

Delving right into a wide selection of theoretical and conceptual views, the essays—all formerly unpublished—encompass social background, literary thought, postcolonial reviews, and comparative research to handle such themes as:

  • Ethnicity within the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Political Islam and spiritual nationalism
  • The evolution of U.S.-Iranian kin ahead of and after the chilly War
  • evaluating Islamic and secular nationalism(s) in Egypt and Iran
  • The German counterrevolution and its effect on Iranian political alliances
  • the consequences of Israel's photograph as a Euro-American space
  • Sufism
  • Geocultural suggestions in Azar's Atashkadeh

Interdisciplinary in essence, the essays additionally draw from sociology, gender reviews, and paintings and structure. Posing compelling questions whereas demanding the traditional historiographical traditions, the authors (many of whom symbolize a brand new iteration of Iranian reviews students) provide voice to a learn technique that embraces the trendy era's complexity whereas emphasizing Iranian nationalism's contested, multifaceted, and continually transformative percentages.

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