Iran And The Surrounding World

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780295982069
  • Publisher: University of Washington Press
  • Publication date: 6/1/2002
  • Pages: 408
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.91 (d)

Table of Contents

Note on Transliteration
Introduction 3
Pt. I Overviews
1 Iranian Culture and South Asia, 1500-1900 15
2 Beyond Translation: Interactions between English and Persian Poetry 36
3 Turk, Persian, and Arab: Changing Relationships between Tribes and State in Iran and along Its Frontiers 61
Pt. II The Safavid, Qajar, and Pahlavi Periods
4 The Early Safavids and Their Cultural Interactions with Surrounding States 89
5 Suspicion, Fear, and Admiration: Pre-Nineteenth-Century Iranian Views of the English and the Russians 121
6 The Quest for the Secret of Strength in Iranian Nineteenth-Century Travel Literature: Rethinking Tradition in the Safarnameh 146
7 Cultures of Iranianness: The Evolving Polemic of Iranian Nationalism 162
8 Foreign Education, the Women's Press, and the Discourse of Scientific Domesticity in Early-Twentieth-Century Iran 182
Pt. III Culture in the Islamic Republic in Relation to the World
9 International Connections of the Iranian Women's Movement 205
10 The Presentation of the "Self" and the "Other" in Postrevolutionary Iranian School Textbooks 232
11 Cinematic Exchange Relations: Iran and the West 254
Pt. IV Political-Cultural Relations with the Muslim World
12 The Failed Pan-Islamic Program of the Islamic Republic: Views of the Liberal Reformers of the Religious "Semi-Opposition" 281
13 Revolutionary Iran and Egypt: Exporting Inspirations and Anxieties 305
14 The Iranian Revolution and Changes in Islamism in Pakistan, India, and Afghanistan 327
Pt. V The Politics of Iran's International Relations
15 Iran's Foreign Policy: A Revolution in Transition 355
The Contributors 375
Index 379
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