The Iranian Constitutional Revolution: Grassroots Democracy, Social Democracy, and the Origins of Feminism / Edition 1

The Iranian Constitutional Revolution: Grassroots Democracy, Social Democracy, and the Origins of Feminism / Edition 1

by Janet Afary
     
 

ISBN-10: 0231103514

ISBN-13: 9780231103510

Pub. Date: 08/15/1996

Publisher: Columbia University Press

Durgaing the Iranian Constitutional Revolution of 1906 to 1911 a variety of forces played key roles in overthrowing a repressive regime. Afary sheds new light on the role of ordinary citizens and peasantry, the status of Iranian women, and the multifaceted structure of Iranian society.

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Overview

Durgaing the Iranian Constitutional Revolution of 1906 to 1911 a variety of forces played key roles in overthrowing a repressive regime. Afary sheds new light on the role of ordinary citizens and peasantry, the status of Iranian women, and the multifaceted structure of Iranian society.

Columbia University Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231103510
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
08/15/1996
Series:
History and Society of the Modern Middle East Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
448
Sales rank:
874,556
Product dimensions:
5.96(w) x 8.94(h) x 1.25(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Chronology of the Major Events
Introduction1
1From Dependency to Resistance17
2Revolution in the Air37
3The First National Assembly, the Urban Councils, and the Iranian Organization of Social Democrats, 1906-190763
4Clericalism or Constitutionalism? The Clash Over the Supplementary Constitutional Laws89
5Journalism, Satire, and Revolution: Exposing the Conservative Clerics, Denouncing the Western Powers116
6Peasants, Artisans, and Fishermen: From Land Reform and Parliamentary Opposition to Town and Village Councils145
7The Women's Councils and the Origins of the Women's Movement in Iran177
8The Civil War in Azerbaijan211
9International and Multiethnic Solidarity: The Revolutionary Forces Reconquer Tehran228
10The Second National Assembly and the Formation of Political Parties: The Democrat Party and Its Organ, Iran-i Naw257
11Assassination, Exile, and Imperialist Pressures: The Confrontation at Atabak Park284
12Imperialist Intervention: The "Strangling of Persia"314
Notes343
Glossary399
Bibliography403
Index417

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