The Turban for the Crown: The Islamic Revolution in Iran

The Turban for the Crown: The Islamic Revolution in Iran

by Said Amir Arjomand
     
 

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, revealing the importance of this…  See more details below

Overview

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, revealing the importance of this singular event for our understanding of revolutions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780735102644
Publisher:
Replica Books
Publication date:
02/28/2000
Pages:
296

Meet the Author

Said Amir Arjomand is Professor of Sociology at the State University of New York, Stony Brook. He is the author of the highly-acclaimed The Shadow of God and the Hidden Imam.

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